advanced agile

Advanced Agile: Beyond Basic Scrum

We offer this course privately at your location as well as at our Bellevue, WA campus.

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About this course

After experiencing initial success with Scrum on small projects, companies are now looking to take Scrum to the next level. For some this means scaling Scrum to larger teams, multiple teams, or multiple sites. For others it means better integrating Scrum with existing business practices. For some it means pushing Scrum out to teams that weren’t initially ready for Scrum. And for others it means simply building on success—seeing how far Scrum can be optimized after its initial implementation.

This intensive course shares insights from Construx’s experience helping companies successfully scale Scrum beyond the individual project level. Extensive case studies and hands-on exercises provide practical advice for adopting Scrum planning and management practices and integrating them with other business processes to address the full software and product development lifecycles.

Benefits

You will learn to:

  • Scale Scrum to large teams—groups of 2-25 teams (10-200 people)
  • Optimize your Scrum process
  • Use advanced Scrum/Agile planning and management techniques
  • Overcome hurdles to implementing Scrum in an enterprise setting
  • Scale Scrum to multi-site projects / geographically distributed teams
  • Use Scrum with geographically distributed team members (non co-located teams)
  • Coordinate with non-Agile teams, including hardware development teams
  • Implement Scrum within a stage-gate environment
  • Conform to requirements of regulated environments while using Scrum
  • Comply with your company‘s governance models while using Scrum
  • Align Agile projects with corporate goals
  • Use Scrum as a catalyst for effective change in your organization
  • Tailor Scrum planning and management to optimize Scrum for your company’s culture and unique business needs

Who Should Take This Course

This seminar is appropriate for intermediate and advanced audiences that have had previous experience with Scrum/Agile projects. It is designed for personnel who will lead, plan, organize, or manage advanced Agile projects, including Software Engineering Managers, Scrum Masters, Project Leaders, Project & Program Managers, Product Managers & Product Owners. Due to the advanced nature of the material presented, attendees should have experience with Scrum/Agile practices through working with Scrum/Agile teams, self-study, or classes such as Construx’s Scrum Boot Camp or Scrum for the Enterprise.