Training with Lynn Winterboer – Iterations
While agile frameworks themselves are fairly simple in concept, putting the concepts into practice takes a mindset shift and daily discipline. For teams to truly become agile, particularly Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence teams, training and practice makes perfect.
Developing in Iterations Course Description
This course continues the refinement of the product backlog, expands on estimation techniques, and explains how a DW/BI team steps through each iteration. Participants not only learn the tactical steps taken by an agile team in an iteration, but the reasons and benefits that drive each step as well.
DURATION: One day minimum, though two days are recommended to allow time for participants to practice on their own projects.
PREREQUISITE: Introduction to Agile Analytics, or comparable experience.
- How to plan and commit to an iteration
- How to refine stories in the backlog so they are ready for the agile team
- How to estimate and prioritize user stories
- How to Deliver Value Each Iteration
- How to demonstrate value and learn from experience each iteration
- How to build an agile data team
- Iteration Planning: Product backlog refinement, Story point estimation, Story prioritization techniques, Capacity based planning, Story conferencing, Sprint commitment, Sprint backlog creation
- Running an Iteration: Daily Communication, Limiting Work in Progress, Delivering Working User Stories, Iteration Monitoring
- Finalizing an Iteration: Feature showcase practices, Retrospectives for continuous learning and improvement
- Building an Agile DW/BI Team: Team roles and responsibilities, Team self-organization and self-management
Data warehouse and BI project managers; directors and leaders; architects, designers, developers, and administrators; testers; business intelligence practitioners; business analysts and product owners
ABOUT KEN:Ken is the Director of Agile Analytics at ThoughtWorks, a global company wholly devoted to the art and science of software development. ThoughtWorks is one of the early pioneers of Agile software development techniques and is home to several of the founding fathers of the Agile movement including Martin Fowler, Jim Highsmith, and others. Learn more about Ken: www.theagilist.com
ABOUT LYNN:With a proven background in a variety of data projects and agile practices, Lynn Winterboer, CBIP, teaches and coaches DW/BI teams on how to effectively apply agile principles and practices to their work.ABOUT LYNN
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