Agile in the Government Environment

Learn to successfully apply an Agile approach in the government environment.

Course Overview

In this 2-day Agile in the Government Environment foundational course, you will learn to effectively apply Agile in the government space and to navigate the challenges of process requirements specific to government organizations. You will gain an understanding of what Agile is and how it can be used effectively in your government environment.

In the the Section 804 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2010, the Federal Government mandated that IT acquisition and development processes must drastically increase their effectiveness and efficiency. To achieve this, many government agencies and contractors began to apply an Agile approach to the development and delivery of their IT software and services.

Course Formats

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Train large or small groups privately, efficiently, and cost effectively with tailored curriculum delivered to your facility, or to the location of your choice.

Subject Areas

Agile principles, why they are important, and how they map to the Federal mandates
Agile approach and its benefits for government agencies and programs
Agile value
Apply an agile approve to satisfy earned value management (EVM) project/process requirements
Measure progress
Develop incremental planning on your projects that eliminate waste
Apply strategies to build empowered, collaborative teams
Integrate continuous testing with software development practices to improve project quality
Five levels of Agile planning
Common Agile pitfalls and how to avoid them