The training is intended for people working as a Scrum Master who do not want to limit themselves to mechanical Scrum. The training helps to understand how Scrum is actually meant to work, broad your Scrum Master competences and become a real agile leader. The training is also intended for people who want to systematize their knowledge and verify their practical experience in terms of the PSM II (Professional Scrum Master II) exam. The training teaches the interpretation of the Scrum Guide in line with the Scrum.org vision, which is necessary during the exam. The training is based on the latest version of ScrumGuide published in November 2020.
Through this 3-day workshop, 21 hours, participants will learn how to manage projects more efficiently, ensuring the projects are delivered on time and within budget according to their scope statement. Participants will identify their strengths and weaknesses as Project Managers; gain skills in initiating, planning, executing, controlling and evaluating their projects.
Through this 1-day workshop, participants will learn how to manage projects more efficiently, ensuring the projects are delivered on time and within budget according to their scope statement. Participants will identify their strengths and weaknesses as Project Managers; gain skills in initiating, planning, executing, controlling and evaluating their projects.
The aim of this course is to provide a deeper understanding of agile project management and how it compares with traditional project management methods. The course will explore some of the main agile methods, techniques and tools and show how they can be effective in project delivery, through a mixture of presentations, exercises and interactive activities.
The course will also consider the latest guidance in the UK public sector around agile delivery and the GDS standard.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
understand agile and what agility means in a business context
explain Scrum, and understand how it can be used to deliver projects
explain Kanban, and understand how it can be used to deliver projects
describe different agile techniques that can support project delivery
communicate the importance of teams in delivering agile projects
be aware of the GDS standard and its influence in UK public sector project delivery
This course is designed for anyone who needs an understanding of IT Service Management to help deliver better value to customers. It is appropriate for all IT staff and management, as well as customers who work closely with IT to support business requirements. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the ITIL® 4 Foundation certification and who want to prepare for ITIL® 4 Foundation exam.
ITIL 4 Foundation enables candidates to look at IT Service Management through an end-to-end operating model for the creation, delivery and continual improvement of tech-enabled products and services.
ITIL 4 Foundation equips candidates with:
A holistic approach to the facilitation of co-creation of value with customers and other stakeholders in the form of products and services
The guiding principles of ITIL 4
The four dimensions of Service Management
Key concepts from Lean, Agile, DevOps, and why these are important to deliver business value
How ITIL practices described in ITIL 4 will maintain the value and importance provided by the current ITIL processes, whilst at the same time expand to be integrated to different areas of service management and IT, from demand to value.
Who is ITIL 4 Foundation for:
ITIL 4 Foundation is suitable for individuals who require a basic understanding of the ITIL framework and how it may be used to enhance the quality of IT service management within an organization. The certification also applies to IT professionals who work within an organization that has adopted ITIL and so need to be aware of and contribute to the overall service improvement programme.
ITIL 4 continues to support the ITSM community while expanding to a wider range of professionals working in the digital world, guiding how IT interfaces with, and leads the wider business strategy.
Exam is obligatory:
Single-choice test consisting of 40 questions
The duration of the exam: 75 minutes (an additional 15 minutes for non-native language candidates for ITIL)
To pass the exam, it is necessary to obtain a minimum of 26 points out of 40.
Who should attend?
This 2 day course is suitable for any IT professionals who are interested in implementing Iterative Agile and Scrum methodologies to manage software development. This course is particularly suited to project managers, team leaders, developers and customers of software development wishing to have a stake holding in the development process.
This course is also known as SCRUM awareness training.
Who should attend?
This course has been created for managers, executives and other decision makers who want to know how to calculate the benefits of implementing the methodology or want to understand what their team is doing.
It is also suitable for customers of software development wishing to have a stake holding in the development process.
This course is for: Product owners, managers, or anyone interested in Agile planning and estimating techniques.
The course, Scrum Product Owner (SPO), utilizes a combination of presentations, discussions, and hands-on exercises explaining and demonstrating through practice. It illustrates what it is like to take on the role of an Agile team. The course covers all aspects of a product owner's involvement in an Agile product's life-cycle, such as gathering requirements rapidly, writing user stories, estimating story points, tracking, release planning, reporting, forecasting, scaling, and so on.
This course has been created for test managers, quality assurance staff, testers, software developers, project managers and management in order to explain how the Agile project management frameworks (notably SCRUM) deal with testing.
At the end of the course, each of the delegates will design and execute a test plan for a sample application (it can be an actual client application if available)
IT Director, Project Manager, Technical Team Leader, Analyst, Software Developer, Tester
The purpose of this training is to acquire knowledge and practice of the workshops aspects of Kanban and Agile foundations.
The iSQI Agile Essentials course is an internationally recognised qualification, Aimed at anyone involved in agile Projects and wants to become familiar with working in an agile environment. This includes Project Managers, Quality Managers, Software Development Managers, Business Analysts, Developers, Testers, IT Directors and Management Consultants. The course is comprised of eight sections and takes participants through the lifecycle of an agile project from the release planning and writing user stories to the iteration review (showcase) and retrospective. The first day focuses on the key principles (55% of the day on theory, 45% exercises), the second is dominated by practical application (40% theory, 60% exercises).
Value the principles behind agile manifesto and its approach to software development
Appreciate the roles within an agile team
Understand how to contribute as an agile team member to quantifiable requirements
Apply Whole Team quality methods to ensure acceptance criteria are met
Appreciate the importance of effective Iteration Reviews and how to contribute to continuous improvement through retrospectives
This 2 day course is suitable for any IT professionals who are interested in using the Waterfall model and how people have traditionally tried to deal with its shortcomings - including, but not limited to, Agile approaches.
The aim of the 1st day is to give an overview of these approaches enabling you to decide what might suit them in your environment.
The 2nd day looks at project management techniques and good practices that have been identified from Agile, and which can be applied in a Waterfall or Agile context.
Agile Software Testing is a series of testing practice that provides feesback to software quality issues in a timely and continuous manner following the principles of agile development.
Continuous Integration (CI) refers to all developers in a team merging their work several times a day.
CxO, Operation Managers, Enterprise Architects, Business and System Analysts and Designers
This introduction seminar provides you with an overview of the digital business models, business and enterprise architecture frameworks as well as methodologies that organizations are trying to focus on to increase their business agility facing disruptions of the digital age.
In particular, this seminar aims at helping you to understand frameworks and reference architectures that are used worldwide to align digital business models and IT system architectures with the changing competitive landscape.
Helping Business Analysts to understand how to efficiently model and validate their business processes and resources in order to increase business agility of their organization on the basis of their target architecture and changing market needs.
This 2 day training course aims at helping delegates to learn how to model their business processes and resources in order to adapt them to changes of their goals, strategies and impacted capabilities as part of the target architecture. On the basis of the key elements of business performance (strategies, tactics, KPI, business capabilities, etc...), delegates learn there how to elaborate a vision centric business process and resource cartography. Then, only using the appropriate BPMN and UML notation adapted to their language, they understand how to adapt them to changing strategies, tactics and policies.
This training course aims at helping product managers, products owners, business analysts, system architects and developers understand how to efficiently Manage Requirements on the basis of the product vision till guiding developers accurately in implementing them.
More in detail, this course aims at assisting product managers in better defining the value propositions of their products on the basis of strategies and stakeholder needs. Business Analysts and product owners understand how to describe requirements of the product backlog then discover appropriate epics and user stories of the system while contributing to the required value creation. Along interactive case study exercises, participants learn how to describe in detail such requirements in order to validate correct understanding of needs and prepare system acceptance tests. Thus, only using a very common and productive UML profile, they learn to structure requirements in order to communicate efficiently with architects and developers through an iterative requirement gathering process.
Anyone interetsted in the Requirements Management Process
This course provides a brief introduction to Agile software testing. It deals with foundational test concepts, within the context of Agile (Scrum) development and uses Crispin & Gregory's (More Agile Testing, 2014) Agile Testing Quadrants model as a framework to explore contemporary principles and practices of Agile testing.
This 5 day course is for developers who wish to write high quality iOS applications in Swift. This is a hands on course which involves writing a number of increasingly complex high quality applications. Delegates will need to have an Apple copmputer with the latest version of OS X and Xcode installed. Delegates wishing to run applications on real devices, rather than emulators, will need to be registered with Apple as iOS developers and have their devices registered.
This two-day course teaches the Lean-Agile principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®).
You’ll learn how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, how to build an Agile Portfolio, and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.
You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and how to apply the principles and practices of SAFe to support Agile teams, programs, program portfolio management, and to coordinate large Value Streams. Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA). Associated Certification: SAFe Agilist (SA)
This two-day course teaches teams who are part of an Agile Release Train (ART) how to work in an Agile environment using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. The teams will learn how to become Agile Teams, build their backlog, and plan and execute iterations. Agile teams learn about their ART and their role in it, planning, executing, and improving with other teams.
This class prepares teams to run a Program Increment (PI), including all meetings at the Team and Program level with a specific focus on the upcoming PI planning. Attending the class prepares participants to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP).
After this course, you should be able to:
Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
Know your team and its role on the Agile Release Train
Know all other teams on the train, their roles and the dependencies between the teams
Execute iterations, demo value, and improve your process
This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe® implementation. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of the program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices; the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value; and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts. The course offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.
Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (ASM).