Software Agile Development
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Software Agile Development

Concepts, techniques, best practices and approaches to Agile Development.
3.3 (4 ratings)
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Created by Michael Cesino
Last updated 5/2015
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Includes:
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand Agile concepts and best practices.
  • Know how to apply Agile concepts to your project.
  • Organize your next project as an agile project.
  • See how Agile fits into the broader scope of life cycle development.
  • Learn all about SCRUM techniques as a part of Agile Development.
  • Know the differences among different Agile approaches: XP, DSDM, ASD.
  • Know how to select which Agile approach is right for you.
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Requirements
  • General knowledge of software development.
Description

This course is designed for Agile Development Team Managers, Designers, Developers and Testers of software projects who want to understand what Agile Development is and how to apply it to software projects. The course examines Agile Development concepts, its evolution from the Waterfall Lifecycle, various Agile methods and best practices and knowledge on how to apply Agile to your software projects.

Who is the target audience?
  • Software managers, team leaders, developers and testers.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 21 Lectures Collapse All 21 Lectures 05:31:36
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Understand the evolution of Agile Development
3 Lectures 52:11

In Section 1 you will learn how to distinguish across multiple Sofware Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies, including

•SDLC

•Waterfall Lifecycle

•Prototyping

•Incremental

•Spiral Development

•Rapid Prototyping

•Rapid Application Development

•Other

Preview 18:08

Continuation of study of SDLC methodologies.

Agile Software Development Overview part 2
18:36

Conclusion of the study of SDLC Methodologies.

Agile Software Development Part 3
15:27
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Agile Development: Methodology
2 Lectures 28:01

In Section 2 which is comprised of Lectures 4 and 5, you will learn about at the Agile methodology in terms of:

•Roots of Agile Development

•Agile Concepts

•Agile Manifest

•Twelve Principles

•Agile Lifecycle

•Agile Team

Agile Methodology Overview
18:01

Continuation of the study of Agile Methodology.

Agile Methodology Overview Part 2
10:00
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Agile Development : Lifecycle
3 Lectures 48:27

In Section 3 which is comprised of Lectures 6, 7 and 8, you will learn the key aspects of the Agile Life Cycle in terms of the following:

•Concepts

•Iterations

•Plan

•Analysis/Design

•Code

•Test

•Deploy

Agile Lifecycle Part 1
17:19

Continuation of the study of the Agile Life Cycle.

Agile Lifecycle Part 2
17:13

Conclusion of the study of the Agile Life Cycle.

Agile Lifecycle Part 3
13:55
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Agile Development: Methods
3 Lectures 46:27

In Section 4 (Lectures 9, 10 and 11) you will learn about different Agile Methods, including;

•ASD

•DSDM

•SCRUM

•eXtreme Programming

•Crystal Methodologies

•Feature Driven Development

Agile Methods Part 1
18:16

Continuation of the study of Agile Methods.

Agile Methods Part 2
15:26

Conclusion of the study of Agile Methods.

Agile Methods Part 3
12:45
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Agile Development: ASD (Adaptive Software Development)
1 Lecture 19:50

In Section 5 (Lecture 12) you will learn about the Adaptive Software Development approach to Agile. The following areas of the Adaptive Software Development approach will be covered:

•Adaptive Software Development

•Key Principles

•Examples

•Tools and Techniques

Agile ASD
19:50
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Agile Development: DSDM (Dynamic Systems Development Method)
1 Lecture 16:11
Explanation of DSDM Principles, Life Cycle, Tools and Techniques including Paret
16:11
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Agile Development: SCRUM
2 Lectures 25:04

In Section 7 (Lectures 14 and 15) you will learn about the SCRUM approach to Agile. The following areas of the SCRUM approach will be covered:

•SCRUM Roots

•Key Features

•Strengths and Weaknesses

•Characteristics

•Framework

•Concepts

•Lifecycle

•Tools and Techniques

Agile SCRUM Part 1
12:12

Continuation and Conclusion of the SCRUM Approach to Agile.

Agile SCRUM Part 2
12:52
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Agile Development: XP (Extreme Programming)
4 Lectures 01:02:17

In Section 8 (Lectures 16, 17, 18 and 19) you will learn about the Extreme Programming (XP) approach to Agile. The following areas of the XP approach will be covered:

•XP Background

•Key Features

•Characteristics

•Framework

•Concepts

•Lifecycle

•Tools and Techniques

Agile XP Part 1
15:01

Continuation of the study of the Extreme Programming (XP) approach to Agile.

Agile XP Part 2
17:34

Continuation of the study of the Extreme Programming (XP) approach to Agile.

Agile XP Part 3
15:44

Conclusion of the study of the Extreme Programming (XP) approach to Agile.

Agile XP Part 4
13:58
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Agile Development: Selecting Agile
1 Lecture 17:38

Now you are ready to understand how to select a project for Agile Development. In Section 9 you will learn how to identify the key factors to get your project "Agile" ready, including:

•Assessment

•Support

•Policies and Procedures

•Team

•Knowledge Required

•Environment

•Methodology

•Tools and Techniques

Selecting Agile
17:38
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Agile Development: Issues and References
1 Lecture 15:30

In Section 10, the final section, you will learn about the issues that you will have to address in order to execute your Agile project. You will learn to about the key steps in launching your Agile project, including;

•Ensure the team is trained in the same process

•Define the Agile lifecycle

•Prepare the work space (furniture, equipment, wall space)

•Team Organization

•Management Reporting

•Customer/User Stories Support

•Build, Test, Release Issues

Agile Issues and Course References
15:30
About the Instructor
Michael Cesino
3.9 Average rating
28 Reviews
211 Students
5 Courses

Skills & Abilities

Professional and Student Instructor/

Adjunct Faculty Member

Design and delivery of educational courses across a wide range of topics relative to Business Management, Business Analyst, Project Managers, Systems Designers and Software Engineers to include: Software Engineering Methodology, Software Project Management, Web Applications, Software Engineering Discipline, Agile Development, Component Object Development, Software Configuration Management, Software Quality Assurance, Software Testing and Enterprise Architecture.

Experience Executive Director, Visible Systems Corporation, Boston, MA Over the past 10 years, President and Executive Director of a globally recognized brand name in information technology, mission-critical applications enabling enterprises to automate and accelerate many tasks associated with model-driven, object-oriented information systems development, including enterprise-level modeling and business capabilities automation software. Managed the development of global business formation. Working with existing leadership team to map out a successful commercialization and go to market strategy. Worked closely with client executives to formulate broader and deeper customer relationships. Oversight of corporate IP, working closely with legal counsel on protection, valuation and commercialization of IP and revenue opportunities. Manage revenue goals and revenue targets for domestic and international accounts.

-Define Vision, Mission, Core Values, Goals, Strategies, and Key Performance Indicators

-Define business functions, and business function accountabilities

-Establish direction and priorities for later development of Strategic Technology Plan

Experienced in managing the enterprise through the commercialization process of key corporate IP assets in terms of identifying

-Move-Ahead and Go to Market Initiatives

-Execution of Move-Ahead Go to Market Enablers

ADJUNCT FACULTY MEMBER

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Johnson & Wales University

Salve Regina University

Roger Williams University

University of Rhode Island

related activities

January 2007 – December 2013

Depending on the nature, complexity and scale of the enterprise; experienced in commercial, defense and government frameworks. Mostly experienced with the Zachman Framework followed by Implementation Frameworks such as DOFAF, MODAF, and TOGAF and the relevant methodologies in combination with these frameworks. Published assorted articles and proceedings in the area of Achieving Enterprise Excellence.

Education Suffolk University, MAsters in Business Administration boston University, post graduate course work in computer science northeastern university, bachelors of science Communication

Presenter at AutoFact, IEEE, CALS conferences

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Enterprise Architect

Certified Business Architect

Certified SCRUM Master