Skills Matter is pleased to support ThoughtWorks' Agile Fundamentals Workshop
taking place in London on September 4th!
Join ThoughtWorks, renowned as one of the pioneers and leaders in the evolution and practice of Agile Software Development, as we present the 'Agile Fundamentals workshop'. In this 1-day workshop, you'll learn not just the principles of Agile, but gain a core understanding of the thinking behind the terms. Participants will come away with a solid grasp of the values, principles, and practices that have led Agile Software Development to be seen as the next, more successful, generation of software development practices and methodologies. Attendees will also have a chance to discuss their burning questions at the Open House session.
Refreshments, coffee and lunch will be served during breaks.
-Understand the origins of Scrum, Extreme
Programming (XP), and Lean software development and the driving philosophies behind the various methods
-Understand the anatomy of an Agile team, the roles and responsibilities and the life cycle in which it operates
-Understand the core engineering practices that enable Agile software development
-Understand how quality is embedded into Agile teams
-Understand how to effectively plan, track and communicate progress on Agile projects
8:30am - 9:00am: Registration & Coffee
9:15am - 10:00am: Overview of Agile
10:00am - 10:30am: Key Concepts of Agile in greater depth
- Why Agile?
- Agile Manifesto
- Core Principles of Agile
- Survey of Terminology and Practices
- Team Roles & Responsibilities
10:30am - 10:45am: Q&A + Break
- User Stories
10:45am - 11:15am: Engineering Practices
11:15am - 12:00pm: Quality
- Pair programming
- Test Driven Development / TDD
- Continuous Integration
12:00pm - 1:15pm: Q&A + Lunch
- What is quality?
- Traditional testing vs Agile testing
- Acceptance criteria
- Testing collaboration
- Who is responsible for quality?
1:15pm - 2:00pm: Planning and Managing
2:00pm - 2:15pm: Q&A + Break
- Adaptive planning
- Releases and Iterations
- Team structure and management
- Showing progress
2:15pm - 4:15pm: Open House (Suggest topics, ask questions, get answers)
4:15pm- 4:30pm: Wrap up
£299.00 + VAT (UK rate @ 20%)
Payments by credit/debit card only.