Come master the art of agile development! Based on my popular book and co-taught with industry veteran Diana Larsen (past chair of the Agile Alliance and co-author of the acclaimed Agile Retrospectives), these instructor-led training courses give you the boost you need to accelerate your adoption and practice of agile development.

The Art of Agile Planning

In this two-day course, you'll learn everything you need to know to plan an Agile project. After completing the course, you will be prepared to:

  • Conduct a daily stand-up.
  • Create and prioritize stories, tasks, and minimum marketable features.
  • Make reliable iteration commitments and predict iteration velocity.
  • Customize your long-term planning horizons to the need of your organization.
  • Make release predictions for coordinating with third parties.
  • Adapt your plans to create and take advantage of opportunities.

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The Art of Agile Delivery

In this three-day course, you will experience creating and delivering software in a real-world Agile environment. After completing the course, you will be prepared to:

  • Build and ship software weekly.
  • Understand and accommodate stakeholders and their diverse opinions.
  • Work in a cross-functional team with on-site customers, testers, and programmers.
  • Prevent build failures with continuous integration.
  • Incrementally build technical infrastructure alongside features.
  • Create nearly bug-free code using test-driven development, refactoring, and exploratory testing.

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Private Sessions

We also provide private courses for companies. Your course will customized to your specific audience and the issues they're facing.

Contact James Shore for details.