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Ch 3: Applying Agile & Scrum

About This Chapter

Your employees must understand how agile and scrum is applied if you want them to carry out the proper techniques and skills. The engaging and informative lessons in this chapter detail the different ways agile and scrum is applied in the work setting.

Applying Agile & Scrum - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors will present to your employees the way that agile and scrum is applied in the work setting. Lessons will include topics such as agile planning, the history of agile and agile technology. This chapter will be beneficial to your employees when conducting agile and scrum training. Topics you will find in this chapter include:

  • Phases of agile
  • Agile planning process
  • History of agile
  • Agile PLM
  • Agile environment

The engaging and easy-to-understand lessons will detail the application of agile and scrum. When your employees work through each lesson, they will have the chance to take the related lesson quizzes. This will allow you to find out how much your employees are retaining from the lessons. There is also a chapter test that covers everything on the chapter.

How It Helps

  • Increases comprehension: Employees will learn the different components that are necessary for applying agile.
  • Educates employees: When your employees work through this chapter's lessons, they will have a working knowledge of the collaboration, planning and modeling process of agile.
  • Teaches techniques: The lessons in this chapter will teach your employees important information about agile training and the tools needed to carry out agile techniques in the workplace.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, employees will be able to:

  • Understand the tools and techniques needed for agile collaboration
  • Identify the problems that can arise with agile
  • Focus on the rules that must be followed in order to carry out an agile business model
  • Define business agility
  • Recall examples of organizational agility
  • Study information about what an agile environment looks like
  • Define agile PLM
  • Determine information in regards to the agile supply chain

17 Lessons in Chapter 3: Applying Agile & Scrum
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Agile Phases Overview

1. Agile Phases Overview

Welcome to the world of agile development phases, where you will learn how to successfully create and work in a process where there will always be ongoing changes.

Scrum Development Process Overview

2. Scrum Development Process Overview

This lesson defines Scrum in a nutshell. After this lesson, you will have a basic understanding of the meetings, roles, and artifacts and how they are interconnected.

Agile Collaboration: Tools, Techniques & Games

3. Agile Collaboration: Tools, Techniques & Games

Agile collaboration can benefit small and large teams by using incremental steps and facilitating communication, leading to faster turnarounds for ideas on ongoing projects. This can be accomplished by using a variety of tools, techniques, and even games.

What is an Agile Company? - Definition & Example

4. What is an Agile Company? - Definition & Example

Looking to get into an agile company or maybe even start a company that reacts quickly to what customers need? This lesson will help you understand just what being agile means for a business.

When Agile Fails: Problems & Pitfalls

5. When Agile Fails: Problems & Pitfalls

Agile is often treated as the solution to the shortcomings of traditional project methodologies. Despite its many advantages, Agile methodology does have its share of vulnerabilities. Learn the problems and pitfalls that cause Agile to fail.

Agile Planning: Process & Tools

6. Agile Planning: Process & Tools

Project management involves planning. Even Agile, which seeks to differ from traditional project management approaches, involves planning. Learn the process of Agile planning and the tools involved.

Agile Requirements Management: Tools & Process

7. Agile Requirements Management: Tools & Process

Regardless of the methodology a software team uses, good requirements are the backbone of good software development. This lesson will explore the basic processes and tools that an agile team will typically employ to manage requirements.

What is Agile Manufacturing? - Definition & Case Studies

8. What is Agile Manufacturing? - Definition & Case Studies

This lesson will discuss agile manufacturing. Beyond lean manufacturing, agile manufacturing is a newer strategy that allows a company to be extremely flexible toward customers' needs and demands.

What is an Agile Supply Chain? - Definition & Example

9. What is an Agile Supply Chain? - Definition & Example

How can agility give you a competitive advantage? Clothing retailer Zara might have some ideas. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the agile supply chain and look at Zara as a leader in the model.

The History of Agile

10. The History of Agile

Today, agile methodologies are popular project management approaches that focus on flexibility. However, agile is a fairly new concept born out of the increasing speed of technological advances. Let's take a brief look at the history of agile.

What is Agile Modeling? - Definition & Primary Goal

11. What is Agile Modeling? - Definition & Primary Goal

Software modeling is used to help bring clarity to the understanding of complex software systems. These modeling activities can honor the basic principles of Agile software development when used in that environment.

What is Agile Technology? - Definition & Concepts

12. What is Agile Technology? - Definition & Concepts

Have you ever wondered why agile software development has gained such traction in the tech industry? In this lesson, we'll highlight the concepts that make the agile methodology particularly well-suited to today's fast-paced world of software development.

What is Agile Training?

13. What is Agile Training?

While Agile intentionally does not dictate specific processes or methods for project management, a framework does exist and it is valuable to receive training to understand it. Let's learn what that training looks like and how you can benefit from it!

What is an Agile Environment? - Definition & Example

14. What is an Agile Environment? - Definition & Example

In this lesson, we'll examine what it means for companies to be agile. We'll then take a look at the definition of the term agile and explore some examples of an agile environment.

Agile Organizations: Characteristics & Examples

15. Agile Organizations: Characteristics & Examples

Agile is an approach to software development, but its values can be used by the organization as a whole. In fact, Agile is most effective when embraced by the entire organization. Learn the characteristics and examples of an Agile organization in this lesson.

Examples of Organizational Agility

16. Examples of Organizational Agility

In this lesson, we'll learn about how agility can be applied in business situations. We'll explore some examples and see what it takes for a business to become an agile organization.

What is Business Agility? - Definition & Process

17. What is Business Agility? - Definition & Process

How do businesses respond to changing conditions? This lesson will go over business agility, why it's important, and how to follow the six-step process to implement changes.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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