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Disciplined Agile In A Nutshell

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    • 26 Feb 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Manchester, UK

      

    Early Bird Pricing until December 13, 2018  £340 + VAT  

    General Registration   £440 + VAT                    

             

    When: February 26, 2019 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

    Where: Raddison Blu Edwardian Manchester

    Free Trade Hall, Peter Street 

    Manchester, UK, M2 5GP


    Disciplined Agile In A Nutshell

    Agile transformation is hard because cultural change is hard. It’s not one problem that needs to be solved, but a series of hundreds decisions affecting lots of people over a long period of time that affects relationships, processes, and even the state of mind of those working within the change.

    Disciplined Agile (DA) is unlike any other framework, because it’s based on empiricism, industry data and adoption of proven practices. The result is a huge wealth of structured information that allows you to map your challenges into a tree structure of proven strategies that other people have found to work in practice. In effect you can apply the DA framework to identify process improvements that reflect the actual situations faced by your teams.

    This workshop focuses on how to apply the DA framework to deliver sophisticated agile solutions in the enterprise. The DA framework builds on the existing proven practices from agile methods such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean software development, Unified Process, and Agile Modeling to include other aspects necessary for success in enterprise-class settings. Filling in the gaps left by mainstream methods, DA provides guidance on how to effectively plan and kickstart complex projects as well as how to apply a full lifecycle approach, with lightweight milestones, effective metrics, and agile governance.

    This workshop is not technical and is suitable for all team members. Group discussions reinforce the principles learned. The workshop is valuable for anyone who wants to understand how agile solution delivery works from end-to-end or anyone tasked with moving from traditional approaches to agile, particularly in enterprise settings.

    Audience

    • IT practitioners new to agile who want to get an effective start at agile solution delivery
    • Existing agile practitioners who want to take it to the next level
    • Senior IT Management who want to gain a deep understanding of how to take a disciplined approach to agile solution delivery
    • Agile practitioners who seek Certification in Disciplined Agile

      Prerequisites

      • Basic concepts of agile methods such as Scrum useful but not required
      • Pre-workshop Prep

      - Please view the "Being Agile" and "Being Disciplined section on our Introduction resource page before the workshop to ensure all attendees begin with the same knowledge base.

      What You'll Learn

      • Discover how agile solution delivery works in enterprise-class settings 
      • Learn how to avoid costly "agile beginner mistakes" by starting with a full delivery lifecycle
      • Learn how all aspects of software delivery – architecture, design, testing, programming, leadership, quality assurance, data administration – come together in a cohesive whole
      • Discover how to tailor your agile process to reflect the actual situation you find yourself in
      • Learn how people in traditional roles can transition into an agile team

      Benefits

        

      Your Instructor

          
        • 14 Mar 2019
        • 6:00 PM (UTC+05:30)
        • 15 Mar 2019
        • 9:30 PM (UTC+05:30)
        • GoToMeeting® (Click on event to confirm time in your zone)


        Disciplined Agile in a Nutshell

        $275 USD INR     16000 + TAX

        Times noted below are India time UTC + 5:30.

        Convert to your timezone

        March 14    6:00 - 9:30 PM (Indian Standard Time)

        March 15    6:00 - 9:30 PM (Indian Standard Time)

            

        If March 14-15 doesn't work for you, please register for a different session:

        Wednesday - Thursday, 20-21 March @ 6:30 pm IST

        This virtual workshop is being held over 2 days with approximately 3.5 hour sessions each day. You must attend both sessions to complete the workshop and be eligible for the Benefits. 

        Agile transformation is hard because cultural change is hard. It’s not one problem that needs to be solved, but a series of hundreds decisions affecting lots of people over a long period of time that affects relationships, processes, and even the state of mind of those working within the change.

        Disciplined Agile (DA) is unique because it’s based on empiricism, industry data and adoption of proven practices. The result is a huge wealth of structured information that allows you to map your challenges into a tree structure of proven strategies that other people have found to work in practice. In effect you can apply Disciplined Agile to identify process improvements that reflect the actual situations faced by your teams.

        This workshop focuses on how to apply Disciplined Agile to deliver sophisticated agile solutions in the enterprise. It builds on the existing proven practices from agile methods such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean software development, Unified Process, and Agile Modeling to include other aspects necessary for success in enterprise-class settings. Filling in the gaps left by mainstream methods, DA provides guidance on how to effectively plan and kickstart complex projects as well as how to apply a full lifecycle approach, with lightweight milestones, effective metrics, and agile governance.

        This workshop is not technical and is suitable for all team members. Group discussions reinforce the principles learned. The workshop is valuable for anyone who wants to understand how agile solution delivery works from end-to-end or anyone tasked with moving from traditional approaches to agile, particularly in enterprise settings.

        Audience

        • IT practitioners new to agile who want to get an effective start at agile solution delivery
        • Existing agile practitioners who want to take it to the next level
        • Senior IT Management who want to gain a deep understanding of how to take a disciplined approach to agile solution delivery
        • Agile practitioners who seek Certification in Disciplined Agile

          Prerequisites

          • Basic concepts of agile methods such as Scrum useful but not required
          Pre- workshop Prep

          What You'll Learn

          • Discover how agile solution delivery works in enterprise-class settings 
          • Learn how to avoid costly "agile beginner mistakes" by starting with a full delivery lifecycle
          • Learn how all aspects of software delivery – architecture, design, testing, programming, leadership, quality assurance, data administration – come together in a cohesive whole
          • Discover how to tailor your agile process to reflect the actual situation you find yourself in
          • Learn how people in traditional roles can transition into an agile team

          Benefits

          • Attendees earn the designation of Disciplined Agilist with the first year of membership free and full benefits, a $50 US value
          • One free Certified Disciplined Agilist test attempt when written within 30 days of the course end date, a $200 US value
          •  See how you can claim PMI PDU's
          Outline
          Day 1:

          1. Introduction to Disciplined Agile (DA): Learn about the four delivery lifecycles supported by DA; how DA is a hybrid that shows how proven practices from a range of sources fits together; how to take a flexible, non-prescriptive approach to agile development; and the importance of being enterprise aware.
          2. Disciplined Agile roles: Team Lead (ScrumMaster), Product Owner, Architecture Owner, Team Member, Stakeholder + five more optional scaling roles.
          Day 2: 
          1. Inception Phase: Covers key activities for initiating a DA team, including initial requirements modelling, initial architecture modelling, initial release planning, strategies for your physical and virtual work environments, initial risk identification, and driving to a shared vision with your stakeholders.
          2. Construction Phase: Describes many technical strategies for building consumable increments of your solution, including test-driven development (TDD), acceptance TDD, how to initiate an iteration/sprint, look-ahead modelling and planning, spikes, regular coordination meetings, continuous integration, continuous deployment, whole-team testing, parallel independent testing, information radiators, Kanban boards, burn up charts, and many more.  In this module we also look at agile construction from a traditional point of view, showing how activities such as architecture, analysis, design, testing, management, and user experience (UX) are addressed all the way through the lifecycle.
          3. Transition Phase: Overviews strategies for releasing the solution to your stakeholders.
          4. Summarizing the Workshop: A Retrospective
          5. Preparing for the Certification test: We wrap up the workshop with some guidance for how to prepare for certification testing. 

          Workshop Logistics

          • Level: Introductory
          • Length: Two days – 3.5 hours of online classroom learning each day

          Instructor 


              

          • 20 Mar 2019
          • 6:30 PM (UTC+05:30)
          • 21 Mar 2019
          • 10:00 PM (UTC+05:30)
          • GoToMeeting® (Click on event to confirm time in your zone)

          Disciplined Agile in a Nutshell

          $275 USD 

          Times noted below are India time UTC + 5:30.

          Convert to your timezone

          March 20    6:30 - 10:00 PM (Indian Standard Time)

          March 21    6:30 - 10:00 PM (Indian Standard Time)


              

          If March 20-21 doesn't work for you, please watch the Event Calendar for a different session

          This virtual workshop is being held over 2 days with approximately 3.5 hour sessions each day. You must attend both sessions to complete the workshop and be eligible for the Benefits. 

          Agile transformation is hard because cultural change is hard. It’s not one problem that needs to be solved, but a series of hundreds decisions affecting lots of people over a long period of time that affects relationships, processes, and even the state of mind of those working within the change.

          Disciplined Agile (DA) is unique because it’s based on empiricism, industry data and adoption of proven practices. The result is a huge wealth of structured information that allows you to map your challenges into a tree structure of proven strategies that other people have found to work in practice. In effect you can apply Disciplined Agile to identify process improvements that reflect the actual situations faced by your teams.

          This workshop focuses on how to apply the Disciplined Agile (DA) to deliver sophisticated agile solutions in the enterprise. It builds on the existing proven practices from agile methods such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean software development, Unified Process, and Agile Modeling to include other aspects necessary for success in enterprise-class settings. Filling in the gaps left by mainstream methods, DA provides guidance on how to effectively plan and kickstart complex projects as well as how to apply a full lifecycle approach, with lightweight milestones, effective metrics, and agile governance.

          This workshop is not technical and is suitable for all team members. Group discussions reinforce the principles learned. The workshop is valuable for anyone who wants to understand how agile solution delivery works from end-to-end or anyone tasked with moving from traditional approaches to agile, particularly in enterprise settings.

          Audience

          • IT practitioners new to agile who want to get an effective start at agile solution delivery
          • Existing agile practitioners who want to take it to the next level
          • Senior IT Management who want to gain a deep understanding of how to take a disciplined approach to agile solution delivery
          • Agile practitioners who seek Certification in Disciplined Agile

            Prerequisites

            • Basic concepts of agile methods such as Scrum useful but not required
            Pre-workshop Prep:

            What You'll Learn

            • Discover how agile solution delivery works in enterprise-class settings 
            • Learn how to avoid costly "agile beginner mistakes" by starting with a full delivery lifecycle
            • Learn how all aspects of software delivery – architecture, design, testing, programming, leadership, quality assurance, data administration – come together in a cohesive whole
            • Discover how to tailor your agile process to reflect the actual situation you find yourself in
            • Learn how people in traditional roles can transition into an agile team

            Benefits

            • Attendees earn the designation of Disciplined Agilist with the first year of membership free and full benefits, a $50 US value
            • One free Certified Disciplined Agilist test attempt when written within 30 days of the course end date, a $200 US value
            •  See how you can claim PMI PDU's
            Outline
            Day 1:

            1. Introduction to Disciplined Agile (DA): Learn about the four delivery lifecycles supported by DA; how DA is a hybrid that shows how proven practices from a range of sources fits together; how to take a flexible, non-prescriptive approach to agile development; and the importance of being enterprise aware.
            2. Disciplined Agile roles: Team Lead (ScrumMaster), Product Owner, Architecture Owner, Team Member, Stakeholder + five more optional scaling roles.
            Day 2: 
            1. Inception Phase: Covers key activities for initiating a DA team, including initial requirements modelling, initial architecture modelling, initial release planning, strategies for your physical and virtual work environments, initial risk identification, and driving to a shared vision with your stakeholders.
            2. Construction Phase: Describes many technical strategies for building consumable increments of your solution, including test-driven development (TDD), acceptance TDD, how to initiate an iteration/sprint, look-ahead modelling and planning, spikes, regular coordination meetings, continuous integration, continuous deployment, whole-team testing, parallel independent testing, information radiators, Kanban boards, burn up charts, and many more.  In this module we also look at agile construction from a traditional point of view, showing how activities such as architecture, analysis, design, testing, management, and user experience (UX) are addressed all the way through the lifecycle.
            3. Transition Phase: Overviews strategies for releasing the solution to your stakeholders.
            4. Summarizing the Workshop: A Retrospective
            5. Preparing for the Certification test: We wrap up the workshop with some guidance for how to prepare for certification testing.

            Workshop Logistics

            • Level: Introductory
            • Length: Two days – 3.5 hours of online classroom learning each day

            Instructor

            Rajshekhar Chittoory, CDAP/CDAI 


                

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