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Understanding agile methodologies like scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP and its principles, frame work,etc.

Agile Methodologies
  • Understanding the Agile Manifesto and its principles.
  • Overview of Agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, etc.
Agile Principles and Values
  • Exploring the core principles and values of Agile.
  • Understanding the importance of collaboration, adaptability, and customer focus.
Agile Frameworks and Practices
  • Detailed examination of Agile frameworks and practices.
  • Understanding Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and Extreme Programming (XP) methodologies.
Scrum Framework
  • Overview of the Scrum framework: roles, events, artefact’s.
  • Understanding the Scrum roles: Scrum Master, Product Owner, Development Team.
  • Scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Standup, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective.
  • Scrum artefact’s: Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Increment.
Kanban Methodology
  • Introduction to the Kanban methodology.
  • Understanding Kanban boards, WIP limits, and flow metrics.
  • Implementing Kanban for visualising work and optimising workflow.
Lean Principles
  • Overview of Lean principles and practices.
  • Eliminating waste, optimising flow, and maximising value.
  • Applying Lean principles to Agile development processes.
Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Introduction to Extreme Programming (XP) practices.
  • Pair programming, test-driven development (TDD), continuous integration (CI), and refactoring.
  • Embracing XP practices to improve software quality and delivery speed.
Agile Roles and Responsibilities
  • Roles within Agile teams: Product Owner, Scrum Master, Development Team.
  • Responsibilities of each role and their interactions within the Agile framework.
Agile Planning and Estimation
  • Techniques for Agile planning and estimation.
  • Story points, velocity, and release planning.
  • Agile estimation techniques: Planning Poker, Affinity Estimation, etc.
Agile Metrics and Reporting
  • Identifying key Agile metrics for measuring progress and performance.
  • Burnup charts, burndown charts, cycle time, and lead time.
  • Reporting Agile metrics to stakeholders for transparency and accountability
Agile Retrospectives
  • Conducting Agile retrospectives to reflect on past iterations and identify areas for improvement.
  • Facilitation techniques for effective retrospectives.
  • Implementing action items and continuous improvement.
Agile Team Collaboration
  • Fostering collaboration and communication within Agile teams.
  • Techniques for effective daily standups, sprint planning, and review meetings.
  • Building high-performing Agile teams through trust, transparency, and accountability.
Agile Adoption and Transformation
  • Strategies for successful Agile adoption and transformation.
  • Overcoming common challenges and resistance to change.
  • Creating a culture of continuous improvement and Agile mindset.
Practice Exercises and Assessments
  • Practical exercises and simulations to reinforce learning.
  • Assessments and quizzes to evaluate understanding and application of Agile concepts.
  • Feedback and guidance to support continuous learning and improvement.