Agile methodologies such as Extreme Programming and Scrum
are gradually being accepted by more and more software
development teams and organizations around the world. The
drive towards agility is based on the promise of being able to
deliver high quality software in a fast, flexible and incremental
In order for any Agile project to succeed a tremendous amount
of planning and estimating takes place throughout the
development life cycle. The Team plays a central role during
these planning activities but the ScrumMaster and the Product
Owner are instrumental in this process.
A company's ability to attract knowledgeable product owners
and scrumMasters is the key to developing a successful Agile
team. These individuals must be fully dedicated to the team and
must be equipped with solid understanding of Agile principles,
knowledge and understanding of business requirements, project
management and software development.
What is agile planning? Why are there so many planning
sessions? What are story points and how are they different from
estimating in ideal days? All these questions will be answered
in this highly collaborative session.
This workshop will take participants through all the planning and
estimating ceremonies in Scrum, highlight the roles and
responsibilities of product owners and scrumMasters , and will
demonstrate how Agile teams work together to deliver high quality
Some of the topics that will be presented include:
Who Should Participate
Product owners, business/systems analysts, testers, project
managers, developers. Knowledge of user stories is required.
Download introduction to user stories from website.
The format will consist of lectures to present requirements collection
concepts, followed by discussions, role-play and hands-on, real-world
case studies that will allow participants to implement the concepts they
were just introduced to. At the end of the workshop the participants will
have the knowledge to successfully apply the techniques they have learnt
in their organization.
What Participants Will Receive