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Iterative Delivery with Scrum and Kanban

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  • Public Classroom
  • On Site
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Delivery Method
PDU Total
Technical PMP/PgMp
Leadership
Strategy
PMI RMP
PMI SP
PMI ACP
PfMP
PMI PBA
Synopsis

Iterative Delivery with Scrum and Kanban is an activity-driven, “nuts-and-bolts” course for teams and leaders of teams that demonstrates how to perform iterative delivery of work using Scrum and Kanban. Iterative delivery is one of two principal methods of delivering work in a Lean and Agile manner and blends well with project-based work efforts. The course provides specific learning and application-based experience wielding Scrum and Kanban to complete deliverables during the class. The course assumes that participants already know the foundational elements of Lean and Agile.

Learn
  • Use effective collaboration techniques to get to consensus quickly 
  • Prioritize work by creating and assigning value to themes, epics, and user stories 
  • Execute a Sprint Zero and iterative work cycle using Scrum and Kanban
  • Use metrics to track, measure, and forecast work iteratively
  • Execute Scrum ceremonies with defined Scrum roles
  • Explain how Scrum and Kanban can be combined to produce a solid iterative toolset
 
Topics
  • Review of Agile, Iterative Delivery, Scrum, and Kanban

    Modern Agile Philosophy

    What is an Agile Mindset?

    Iterative Flow Work Management

    Iterative Delivery

    Scrum and Kanban

    Scrum Framework –Iterative Flow

    Kanban Visualization

    Agile Value Creation

    Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA)

    What is the Minimum Viable Product? 

  • Collaboration Techniques

    Divergent and Convergent Thinking

    Idea Generation - Brain Writing and Affinity Grouping

    Dot Voting - Idea Interest, Priority, and Value

     
  • The Lean and Agile Philosophies

    Why are Lean and Agile Popular?

    Lean Philosophy

    Agile Philosophy

    Lean and Agile Work Within Systems Thinking

    History of Lean and Agile

    What is Lean?

    Lean Principles and Approach

    Lean – Wastes

    Benefits of the Lean Approach

    Lean Myths and Misconceptions

    What is Agile?

    What is an Agile Mindset?

    The Agile Manifesto – Values and Principles

    Agile Myths and Misconceptions

  • User Stories, Detailing, and Priority

    Story Detailing

    Story Detailing (Grooming)

    Good User Story Attributes

    User Story Cards

    Relative Sizing

  • Sprint Zero, Kanban, and Backlog Setup

    Sprint Zero–the Kickoff Sprint

    Typical Sprint Zero Activities

    Kanban Example

    Setting Up the Kanban Board and Backlog

  • Iterative Metrics and Communication

    Metrics –What do we track?

    Metrics –How do we communicate what we track?

    Relative Capacity –Team Velocity

    Burn-down Chart

    Burn-up Chart

  • Sprint Roles and Ceremonies

    Skills for the Scrum team

    The Scrum Roles

    Scrum Ceremonies

    Ceremony –Sprint Planning

    Ceremony –The Daily Scrum (Stand-Up)

    Backlog Grooming (Refinement)

    Ceremony –Spring Review (Demo)

    Ceremony –Sprint Retrospective