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Getting Started with Agile Architecture

While many have heard of Agile, most have had varying degrees of exposure to it and everyone possesses different opinions about it. Add to this, it is questionable the degree to which architecture is...

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$770 USD
Course Code TP3163
Duration 1 day
Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

While many have heard of Agile, most have had varying degrees of exposure to it and everyone possesses different opinions about it. Add to this, it is questionable the degree to which architecture is seen and understood by teams working with Agile. Any enterprise system, such as Agile software development for business products, demands the skill and attention of architecture.

  • Introduction to Modern Architecture
  • Introduction to Real Agile
  • Agile Teamwork
  • How to Do Agile Well

Skills Gained

After taking this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe Agile and Agile Architecture
  • Define Agile roles and responsibilities
  • Work effectively and productively on Agile projects

Who Can Benefit

This course is designed for those working with Agile seeking to level set the understanding of Agile and Agile architecture to build teams up for success

Prerequisites

Familiarity with the Agile manifesto and principles is beneficial

Course Details

Chapter 1. Practical Architecture

Definition

  • What is Architecture?
  • Architecture Programs
  • Architecture Roles
  • Mission of Architecture

Architecture Techniques

  • Architecture Reference Models
  • Architecture Maturity Models
  • Architecture Visions and Context Models
  • Architecture Roadmaps

Architecture Realities

  • To Model or Not to Model
  • Project Driven Architecture Limitations
  • Responsive Architecture

Activity

  • Who Is the Architect?
  • Who Is the Architect? – Results

Chapter 2. Today’s Agile

Definition

  • What is Agile?
  • The Agile Movement

The World of Agile

  • Agile Vision
  • Agile Manifesto
  • The Scope of Agile

Working with Agile

  • Agile Criteria
  • Agile Benefits
  • Agile Principles
  • Agile Policies

Activity

  • Define Agile Principles and Policies
  • Define Agile Principles and Policies – Results

Chapter 3. Agile Teams

Agile Team Members

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Team Roles
  • Agile Team Composition Strategies

Agile Processes

  • People Do the Work
  • Time and Money
  • Is It Helping?
  • Where Is Everyone?

Agile Leadership

  • Shared Decisions
  • Soliciting Feedback
  • Iterative Improvements
  • Tracking and Monitoring
  • Celebrate the Good
  • Learn from the Bad

Activity

  • Team Building
  • Team Building – Results

Chapter 4. Agile Governance

Governance Styles

  • Policing vs. Supporting
  • Reactive vs. Proactive

Agile Governance

  • Event Driven
  • Long Runways
  • Health Checks
  • Goal Oriented

Techniques for Agile Governance

  • Product Gateway Management
  • Identifying the Shareable and Reusable
  • Creativity Boundaries
  • Project Coordination
  • Grooming the Backlog
  • Team Participation

Activity

  • The 5 Ws and How
  • The 5 Ws and How – Results
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