Agile SDLC Boot Camp Training Toronto
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 8:30 AM - Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Course Description Agile SDLC Boot Camp Training Toronto
This Agile Scrum boot camp will teach participants the key concepts of Scrum and how to implement these concepts into an existing or future software project. The training will cover common obstacles and how to avoid them, for example, teams reverting back to traditional approaches. This course will also address how to successfully run a sprint at all stages of the process, from planning to retrospective. This course will help participants’ organizations create a high performance Scrum team within a short amount of time. Our course instructors are Certified ScrumMasters and software architects who have spent their time in the trenches. For this reason, the course is able to provide opportunities for questions and shared experiences directly from the instructors experience. Examples include:
- Dispelling agile myths and demonstrating how planning and testing are integral to a successful agile Scrum implementation
- Scaling Scrum teams and facilitating "Scrum of Scrums"
- Handling problems with co-location
- Interfacing project management and program management
- Agile Fundamentals: Agile practices and principles; Defining iterative and incremental development.
- Scrum Fundamentals: Defining Scrum, Scrum roles and responsibilities, product backlog, sprint backlog, and user stories.
- Requirements: Identifying and writing good user stories; Evolution of sprint requirements; Evolution of project requirements.
- Project Initiation: Getting started: Creating initial product backlog.
- Estimation and Prioritization: Agile estimation overview; Variations of Agile estimation; Prioritization; Definition of “done”; Release planning.
- Planning a Sprint:
- Running a Sprint: Conducting daily Scrum; Managing sprint scope; Tracking progress; Recognizing problems.
- Closing a Sprint: Conducting sprint review; Conducting sprint retrospective; Reporting project status; Updating the backlog; Closing the sprint.
- Managing the Product Backlog and Release Plan: Controlling changes.
The course delivery models an agile Scrum project and includes activities that further reinforce agile methodologies and practices. Daily scrums, demonstrations and retrospectives are integrated regularly in the course activities throughout the 2 days.
Lunch is not provided