10 things you need to think about when going agile! This version was from 2012 and has now been superceded by a newer version created in 2014 called The NEW Golden Rules of agile....
Engaging with the business or customer: 10 top tips to manage user involvement One of the most important things to get right for a successful project is the engagement with the business or customer and this takes a lot of skill and effort. Ironically it can often feel like the less involvement from the end users the quicker the project will go! In the agile space the need for clear and frequent interaction from all levels of the user community is vital. This webinar looks at how to get the best from your customer or business representatives and covers:
Agile is now commonly used in most organisations but most people struggle when the conditions are not in the ideal agile sweet-spot of collocation and small teams. In fact most organisations rarely experience situations that are ideal for agile due to working internationally, with multiple teams and perhaps 3rd party suppliers. This webinar looks at what things you need to get right and will cover areas such as:
Agile is here to stay and organisations need to embrace the new wave of agile thinking. But to succeed with Agile and to reap the benefits it can deliver it is essential that you have good governance in place.
A lot has been said and written about user stories and their role in an agile context. But what are people actually writing as user stories? It doesn't matter if you are agile or traditional in your approach, poorly written requirements are one of the major causes of project failure. This is where the Business Analyst comes to the fore. This webinar covers:
The most well-known agile approach is Scrum. For something that is relatively simple to understand there is a lot of hype surrounding it. But why?
Over the years agileKRC have closely analysed the problems organisations are having with their projects and the way they work. One of the most common problems is to do with estimation. The fact is most people find it a struggle. This webinar covers:
Modelling is rarely at the forefront of discussions when looking at agile and the agile way of working. This is surprising because it has so many benefits with respect to communication and understanding. This webinar looks at how and when to use modelling with a view to keeping things as simple as possible. This webinar covers:
This is one of our earliest webinars and it looked at the use of facilitation. This is a very powerful tool to use in agile environments and is very much underused in our opinion. It also has to be said that it is not a very easy skill to develop as a lot of the actions and decisions you take as a facilitator are often counter-intuitive. Hope you enjoy the webinar - it contains several tips and helpful hints.
One of the most attractive ideas of working in an agile way is the concept of breaking work down into small chunks and delivering something frequently. This is usually referred to as timeboxing or using sprints. However, this is easier than it looks and many people and many organisations moving to agile find that traditional ways of working and thinking don't help much and often get in the way. This webinar covers: