Agile Awareness – Half Day Executive Overview
This session is primarily featured as a consultation call that is planned to last in the region of a half day. The discussion also touches on how Agile can be tailored to the organisation’s requirements.
The course is an introduction to Agile and provides an overview of the principles of each of the leading Agile methods; including Scrum, eXtreme Programming, and Lean Software Development. We also explore the business value, cultural change and potential pitfalls associated with Agile adoption.
Agile has caught the attention of business leaders globally as a means of managing change, reducing time to market, eliminating waste and attracting and retaining customers. The question is – how do organisations best approach this seemingly chaotic topic to address their challenges? We explore the drivers and business value of Agile, introduce valuable practices into the core DNA of your business and highlight cultural and operational changes required for sustainable and effective agility.
This introductory session is designed for people who need to understand the impact of Agile on their business, their operations and their team. An understanding of project management and/or software development is beneficial.
This session is suitable for senior decision makers considering, evaluating or involved in a move towards Agile Project Management and Delivery. They may be considering a replacement or wish to complement their current processes.
- What Agile is and where it came from
- The Agile Manifesto, principles and practises
- Demming Cycle
- The value of Agile to your business and your customers
- Roles & responsibilities in self-organising teams
- Ceremonies & Artefacts
- Requirements & User Stories
- Conway’s Law
- Estimating, planning & reporting