The focus of this one-day course is to help you understand where requirements fit within the Scrum framework and the role the Business Analyst (BA) can play on Agile projects. The course begins with an introduction to the Agile Manifesto and the 12 Principles. This discussion is then followed by an in-depth examination of Scrum, the roles, responsibilities, activities and skillsets so that the BA can become an effective member and major contributor to the development team.
Understand Agile Manifesto and 12 Principles
Learn how traditional business analysts (BAs) can perform their role within the Agile environment.
In this 1-day course, you will learn:
Agile Manifesto, Principles and the Benefits
Fundamentals of Agile with the context of SCRUM: the framework, roles, artifacts and terminology
The role the BA can play on Agile projects
The different levels of user stories
How to build and groom the product backlog
Critical aspects to the delivery of value and continuous improvement – Sprint Planning, Review and Retrospective
Introduction to Agile
Agile versus other SDLC Methodologies
The SCRUM Framework
The BA on Agile Projects: Roles and Responsibilities
Defining the Vision
Requirements in Agile
Requirements: Agile vs Traditional
User Stories – An Invitation to a Conversation
Building the Initial Product Backlog
The Different Levels of User Stories
Defining Acceptance Criteria
The Sprint Cycle – Planning to Retrospective
Who Should Attend
Business analysts, requirements analysts, IT managers, project managers, product marketing, business professionals – basically, anyone interested in learning agile requirement definition methods or anyone involved with or soon to be involved in an agile software development effort.
This course is not currently offered as a public course, but if you are interested in having it publicly offered in your area, please let us know. Please view our public course schedule for a list of upcoming public courses.