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Disciplined Agile: Foundations of Agile

Becoming certified as a Disciplined Agilist (DA) indicates to colleagues and employers that you have taken the initial steps to learn about Disciplined Agile. This module teaches you the foundation for successfully starting an Agile way of working (WoW) inside your team.

About Disciplined Agile (DA)

Disciplined Agile (DA) is a process-decision tool kit that provides straightforward guidance to help people, teams, and organizations to streamline their processes in a context-sensitive manner.

DA provides a solid foundation for business agility by showing how the various activities such as Solution Delivery (software development), IT Operations, Enterprise Architecture, Portfolio Management, Security, Finance, Vendor Management, and many others work together. DA also describes what these activities should address, provides a range of options for doing so, and describes the trade-offs associated with each option.

Four views:

  • Mindset. Builds on the foundations of agile and lean to address enterprise realities.
  • People. Roles, responsibilities, and team structures.
  • Flow. This captures the dynamic aspects of processes via lifecycle diagrams and workflow diagrams.
  • Practices. Small strategies/techniques. Goal diagrams are a high-level pick list of practices.

Foundations of Agile Training Course

  • Instructor-led course, available in a Live Virtual Classroom or In-House
  • Attendees earn the designation of Disciplined Agilist (DA)
  • Includes first year membership to the Disciplined Agile Consortium
  • Satisfies 7 hours of Technical PDUs for the PMP®, PMI-ACP®, PgMP®, and PfMP® certifications

Guaranteed To Run

Virtual PMP Training

Virtual Classroom: One day of web-based eLearning with a live instructor. You will also receive your first year membership to the Disciplined Agile Consortium.

In-House PMP Training
In-House: If you have 10 or more employees seeking Disciplined Agile: Foundations of Agile training, we will deliver the course at your facility (or another location in your area, if you prefer). The training can be scheduled during any day of your choosing.

Duration

One day of live instructor-led training (9am-5pm CST).

Who Should Attend

This module is introductory and not technical. It is recommended for all team members new to Agile. Games, simulations, and group discussions reinforce the practices learned.

Outline

  • The big agile picture
  • Planning the first iteration
  • Running the first iteration
    • Information radiators
    • Agile team roles
    • Agile ceremonies
  • Demonstration and retrospective of the first iteration
  • Planning the second iteration
  • Running the second iteration
    • User stories and estimation
    • Test-first approach
    • Dealing with change
  • Demonstration of second iteration
  • Retrospective of the module
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