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Agile Foundations

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Learn the foundational concepts you need to know to start thinking like an agile team.


  • Understanding agile
1. Modern Software Development
  • The agile mindset
  • The rise of knowledge workers
  • Challenges with software manufacturing
2. Have an Agile Mindset
  • The agile manifesto: Values
  • The agile manifesto: Principles
3. Individuals and Interactions
  • The cost of multitasking
  • Avoid work handoffs
  • The Penny Game
  • Deliver at a predictable pace
  • Cross-functional teams
  • User stories
  • User stories: Common challenges
4. Deliver Working Software
  • Start with the highest value
  • Prioritize with a taskboard
  • Avoid PowerPoint software
5. Respond to Change
  • Inspect and adapt
  • Stay within timeboxes
  • Jump off the waterfall
  • Commit to sprints
  • Iterative delivery
6. Popular Agile Frameworks
  • Scrum overview
  • Extreme programming
  • Kanban overview
7. Improve Customer Collaboration
  • Common roles on the team
  • The product owner
  • The scrum master
  • Combat groupthink
  • Planning Poker
8. Start an Agile Transformation
  • Major agile challenges
  • Start an agile transformation
  • Continuing with agile

Taught by

Doug Rose


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