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Borrowing from a variety of Agile disciplines, the course will introduce and explain a wide range of available tools and techniques that can offer team flexibility in their Agile approach. By combining different ideas from these methodologies, your team will be engaged as they never have been before. You will see that your team will have new insights into their strengths and weaknesses. As the team embraces and uses these strengths, they will see an increase in both their abilities and the satisfaction from the customer.
After teams have been exposed to the principles of Agile, they are left wondering about the more technical aspects of software development and delivery and how these areas fit into an iterative approach. After experiencing this Agile engineering training course, you will find that the principles are just a starting point for your team to graduate to more sophisticated engineering practices leading to a product that satisfies the customer in a way they have never seen!
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- Course Outline
I. Benefits of Agile Engineering Practices
Agile Engineering is a set of practices adopted by many of the most successful Agile teams and organization. In adopting Agile there are many expected benefits. In this course we will revisit those benefits and introduce the practices of Agile Engineering. In this course we will introduce many of those practices and how that can increase the chance of success in achieving those expected benefits of Agile.
- Expected Value, Benefits of Agile
- Using Agile Engineering Practices achieve Realization of Value & Benefits
II. Design Practices
Quality and simple design are primary technical drivers in Agile development. We will discuss common design principles that help keep things simple while allow the product to emerges and change over time.
- Quality Code & Design
- Simple Design
- Emergent Design
III. Collaboration Practices
Collaboration is one of our core Agile values. We will explore the criticality of developer and team collaboration practice.
- Code Review
- Collective Code Ownership
IV. Development Practices
Developer practices is an earmark of delivery and the ultimate way that a team can exhibit completion of a product. We'll introduced some additional development practices beyond simply "writing code" that are critical in building and maintaining a sustainable product.
- Automated Unit Testing
- Test Last Development
- Test-Driven Development
- Inspections, Technical Metrics, & Technical Debt
V. Testing Integration, & Delivery Practices
Continuous testing, integration and delivery is ongoing throughout an Agile project. We'll explore the key practices and timing of testing at various levels as we'll as additional technique such as Specification by Example that more often appear in Agile projects over the traditional projects. The goal of "delivering software frequently" drives our ultimate need for continuous delivery.
- Continuous Integration
- Agile Testing
- Acceptance Testing & Specification by Example
- Continuous Delivery
- Who should attend
Because this is an overview course in the technical practices every Agile team will employ, this course is recommended for any team members responsible for delivering outstanding software through those technical practices. That includes, but is not limited to, the following roles:
- Project Managers
- Software Engineers/Programmers
- Development Managers
- Product Managers
- QA Engineers