Career Camp X 2030 | Making Processes Work for You with Agile, Scrum & Kanban

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Career Camp X 2030 | Making Processes Work for You with Agile, Scrum & Kanban | Austin

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You’ve probably heard of Agile, Scrum, and/or Kanban. Agile is just a concept, whereas Scrum and Kanban are two different methodologies for tracking and achieving progress on a project.

This class will cover the basics of how to organize and lead projects (software and non-software alike) in an Agile manner. We’ll discuss the principles behind the Agile concept, and then get down to looking practically at:

  • The differences between Scrum and Kanban
  • Why you might choose Scrum or Kanban, or even hybridize the two together into Scrumban
  • The day-to-day activities of leading an Agile project, including prescribed meetings and communications
  • Adaptations for running an Agile team inside a Waterfall project or organization
  • How to lead Agile teams when you have no direct authority over individuals
  • How to break down complex problems into smaller, achievable tasks
  • Estimating relative level of effort for those tasks
  • How to satisfy stakeholders by delivering estimated timelines and planning releases

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  • Understand how to design a process for your team that will give you the best chance of success.
  • Learn how to work better with both individual team members and stakeholders who just care about the end product.

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