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.


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.


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.