Agile Transformation and Scaled Agile
- 4.5 hours on-demand video
- 2 articles
- 2 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
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- Certificate of Completion
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- In this course you will learn how to lead a large enterprise organization to transition to agile
- Have taken one of our beginner level Scrum courses in Udemy (Product Owner or Scrum Master)
- Or have been involved at least in one agile project as a scrum master or product owner or program manager
Our Agile courses have been carefully designed by our in-house team to provide you with the opportunity to learn the key skills and latest thinking in Agile. In this course we will show you how to safely and pragmatically introduce agile into any size organization, also give you information on 2 major enterprise level agile frameworks, SAFe® and Nexus™. You will find examples from real case studies and suggestions from industry leaders.
This course is useful for scrum masters, scrum product owners, project managers and agile coaches who will manage an agile transformation project. At the end of this course you will have the necessary knowledge to manage agile transformation not only in SMEs but also in large enterprises.
When you finish this course you will also receive a certification that you can reference to in your further job applications.
This is not a beginner course so if you don't have any experience or knowledge about agile practices like SCRUM please take one of our beginner courses; either Scrum and Product Owner Role or Scrum and Scrum Master Role before you start this one.
Disclaimer: this course has professional voice over
- Product owners, scrum masters, architects
- Agile coaches,
- Project managers, program managers
- Managers who has worked in at least one agile project
This lecture will be about the history of agile and how it emerged into today's scrum for software development. You will also learn why it is called scrum.
In this lecture we will study examples of the first large companies that transitioned to agile successfully and techniques they used while doing this.
In this lecture you will learn the foundation you need to have built in before you start the change in the organization, following with Shu-Ha-Ri which is a way of thinking about how you learn a technique. We will learn how Shu-Ha-Ri is applied to agile transformation.
In order to get the enterprise to a tipping point to start your agile implementation, you need to follow some steps to make the change successful. These steps are very well explained by John Kotter in his book. In this lecture we will go through these steps with a quick snapshot of each.
After you are ready with all your preparation now you are ready to build your first agile team. This is a critical step as its success will define the future of the change you are putting in. In this lecture we would like to explain how to guarantee the success with an example from the first agile transition project that we managed.
Microsoft’s Developer Division, responsible for building massive software projects such as Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server, has been on a multi-year journey to transform itself from a waterfallian box product into an agile online service and regular client updates. In this session, we review the process and practices used by this division to deliver faster, react to feedback, plan and learn, stay connected to customers, continually improve quality, and measure success. We discuss the organizational issues experienced during the transformation and give examples of key practices and metrics used to improve the organization sprint over sprint. Hear about lessons learned in moving from a traditional software delivery team to a modern DevOps team.
This lecture will be the introduction to Scaled Agile section explaining why we would need a plan and a framework to scale agile practices. There are valuable articles attached in the Resources section, please do not miss having a look at these extra resources.
In this course we will study the common mistakes done by organizations while scaling agile which results in a failure and a bad experience with agile. With this course you will also learn how to avoid these and take precautions not to experience them in your change project.