Today's Business Analyst will typically have worked on one or more waterfall type projects but now agile projects are becoming more typical in the workplace. Everything is different, from how you are expected to work with the team, writing user stories with developers and dealing with uncertainty. If you are working in an agile team for the first time or your project has decided to adopt agile as their development methodology, then it is important to understand the following: - What is agile and how does it differ from waterfall projects - What's your role in the agile team; what's different and what's the same - How do you write requirements and what processes should you follow - What artefacts do you need and when are they created This two-day workshop will provide the key tools to enable you to adapt your business analysis skills to an agile project and will give you the knowledge to confidently work within a new and challenging environment.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
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|Location||Days||Dates||Cost (ex GST)||Course Status|
|Sydney||2 Days||16/07/2013 - 17/07/2013||$1400.00||Available||Book Now|
|Melbourne||2 Days||30/07/2013 - 31/07/2013||$1400.00||Available||Book Now|
Agile methodology, manifesto and principles and practices
Who makes up an agile team, who are the stakeholders what is their involvement and when. Agile and distributed teams
Phases of an agile project, their objectives and outcomes, iterations and releases
The three ceremonies and other meetings/workshops that you need to have. Getting the right people to the right meetings
Activities and responsibilities in an agile project. Timing of activities. What’s different for the analyst and what remains the same.
Who makes decisions and when they are made? Definition of Ready and Definition of Done.
Techniques for collaboration both within the team and with stakeholders. Getting buy-in from stakeholders. Working with distributed teams.
Building a story through roles and personas. Building up stories using story boarding, prototyping and scenarios.
The three C’s. Creating epics and turning those into stories. Building a story wall. Splitting large stories into smaller ones. Working with story cards.
What documentation is required in an agile project and when should it be created
Release planning, velocity and prioritisation.
Looking at the different agile methodologies and how they may be applied in your workplace
Electronic tools to assist you and your team and a comparison
The workshop assumes that the Business Analyst has basic analysis skills.
This workshop is aimed toward Business Analysts who have previously worked on waterfall type projects and are now, or will shortly be, working on an agile project.
$1400.00 ex GST
Presentations & Exercises
Deliverable material for this course includes:
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