Introduction to Agile

Foundation for building your Agile success.

Course Overview

This 2-day Introduction to Agile will give you the foundation of knowledge and experience you need. Get the techniques, skills, and tools that enable you to build Agile discipline

Define the principles, advantages, and disadvantages of Agile development. Get first-hand experience by organizing and participating in an Agile team. Put the concepts you learn to practice instantly in the classroom project. Understand and learn how to take advantage of the opportunities for Agile. Finally get a detailed understanding and practice the collaboration and communication needed between customer and developers for Agile to succeed.

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 and how to build the discipline to support those principles in your everyday practice
History of Agile and how the collection of principles and practices came together to enable customer success
Agile methodologies, including Scrum, Extreme Programming, AgileUP,, Feature Driven Development, Lean Development, and DSDM
Best practices from the various methodologies that will contribute to your team success
Talk the talk: Agile terminology, roles, and forums with their context
Walk, but not run; Walk through the processes that support Agile principles to enable the delivery of great products
Begin to map the transition of your existing or enterprise-level processes, artifacts, and forums to Agile
The power of Agile teams through communication, collaboration, and cadence
Pitfalls that teams will encounter in an Agile transition and how to overcome those challenges
Lay the foundation upon which you can build a learning team and organization