Leading SAFe

Leading SAFe

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Course Description

Applying a Lean-Agile mindset with SAFe

With SAFe® 5 Agilist certification

Summary

During this two-day course, attendees gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by using the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow, and DevOps.

Participants in the class gain insights into mastering business agility to thrive in competitive markets. They discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. Attendees also learn and practice the skills to support and execute PI Planning events and coordinate multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs). Class participants will explore the importance of adopting a customer-centric mindset and Design-Thinking approach to Agile Product Delivery. Learners will also understand how to implement a Lean Portfolio Management function within their enterprise.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Management
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Topics Covered

  • Thrive in the digital age with business agility
  • Become a Lean-Agile leader
  • Establish Team and Technical Agility
  • Build solutions with Agile Product Delivery
  • Explore Lean Portfolio Management
  • Lead the change
  • Become a Certified SAFe® Agilist

What you’ll learn

After attending the class, attendees should be able to:

  • Lead the transformation to business agility with SAFe
  • Become a Lean-Agile leader
  • Understand customer needs with
  • Design Thinking
  • Enable Agile Product delivery
  • Implement Lean Portfolio Management

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • More than 5 years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product,
  • project management
  • Experience in Scrum

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Agilist exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course to be eligible to take the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

• Renewal fee: $100/year

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum

Education Units (SEUs)

  • You may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance

Claim Code 44460OU5T4 Duration 2 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PgMP® 6.00 6.00 3.00 15.00
PMI_RMP® 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00
PMI_SP® 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00
PMI_ACP® 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00
PfMP® 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00
PMI_PBAsm 0.00 6.00 3.00 9.00

SAFe Agile Product Management

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Course Description

User Design Thinking to create valuable products in the Lean Enterprise

With SAFe®5 Agile Product Management Certification

Summary

Discover and apply the mindset, skills, and tools you need to create successful products and solutions that are desirable, viable, feasible, and sustainable.

The Agile Product and Solution Management course harnesses the power of Design Thinking to develop innovative solutions with proven SAFe capabilities to execute on those visions. Learn the right mindset, skills, and tools to create successful products—from inception to retirement using Agile techniques. Recognize how Continuous Exploration fuels innovation and helps you define a vision, strategy, and roadmap to tap into new markets. Find out how to accelerate the product life cycle to get fast feedback and quickly deliver exceptional products and solutions that delight customers—all while aligning with your organization’s strategy, portfolio, evolving architecture, and solution intent.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Product Management teams
  • Product marketing managers, project managers, Product Owners
  • VP of Product Management, Business Owners, Business Analysts
  • User experience and customer experience professionals
  • Product leaders collaborating with Product Management, architects, subject matter experts, and business line managers

Topics Covered

  • Analyzing your Role as a Product Manager in the Lean Enterprise
  • Continuously Exploring Markets and Users
  • Driving Strategy with Market Segmentation
  • Using Empathy to Drive Design
  • Defining Product Strategy and Vision
  • Creating Roadmaps to Build Solutions
  • Delivering Value
  • Managing Value Stream Economics
  • Creating Innovation in the Value Stream

What you’ll learn

After completing the class, you should be able to:

  • Use Design Thinking to achieve desirable, feasible, and sustainable outcomes
  • Explore market needs, segmentation, sizing, and competitive landscape
  • Manage value stream economics, including pricing and licensing
  • Use empathy to drive design
  • Apply product strategy and vision
  • Develop and evolve roadmaps
  • Execute and deliver value using SAFe
  • Explore innovation in the value stream

Prerequisites

You should be familiar with Agile principles and practices and have attended at least one SAFe course prior to attending. A background in product or solution management is highly recommended.

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Agile Product Manager (APSM) exam

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $295/year

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • You may be eligible to apply for 24 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance
Claim Code 4446TPZWMF Duration 3 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 10.00 5.00 8.00 23.00
PgMP® 10.00 5.00 8.00 23.00
PMI_RMP® 2.00 5.00 8.00 15.00
PMI_SP® 2.00 5.00 8.00 15.00
PMI_ACP® 2.00 5.00 8.00 15.00
PfMP® 4.00 5.00 8.00 17.00
PMI_PBA® 10.00 5.00 8.00 23.00

SAFe for Architects

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Course Description

Architecting for continuous value flow with SAFe®

With SAFe®5 Architect Certification

Summary

Enable continuous value flow by aligning technical strategy with business goals, communicating that strategy to development teams, and applying Agile architecture practices.

Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe® 5 Architect. The SAFe® for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions. During this three-day course, attendees will explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile Architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems of systems while supporting SAFe program execution.

Who Will Benefit?

  • System, Solution, and Enterprise architects
  • Architects in supporting technical disciplines
  • Experienced software developers
  • Technical managers making architectural decisions
  • Product leaders collaborating

Topics Covered

  • Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture
  • Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand
  • Aligning architecture with business value
  • Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps
  • Preparing architecture for Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Coordinating architecture throughout PI Planning
  • Supporting Continuous Delivery during PI execution
  • Supporting new Strategic Themes and Value Streams
  • Leading as an architect during a Lean-Agile transformation

What you’ll learn

To perform the role of a SAFe Architect, you should be able to:

  • Architect using SAFe principles
  • Align architecture with business value
  • Develop and communicate architecture vision and intent
  • Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success
  • Architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand
  • Lead and coach architects and team members during Program Increment (PI) Planning and execution
  • Provide leadership during a Lean-Agile transformation

Prerequisites

Those who attend this course should be familiar with Agile principles and practices and must have attended at least one SAFe course prior to attending this one.

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Architecture (ARCH) exam

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $295/year

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • You may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance
Claim Code 4446V3948C Duration 3 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 6.00 3.00 6.00 15.00
PgMP® 6.00 3.00 6.00 15.00
PMI_RMP® 0.00 3.00 6.00 9.00
PMI_SP® 0.00 3.00 6.00 9.00
PMI_ACP® 6.00 3.00 6.00 15.00
PfMP® 4.00 3.00 6.00 13.00
PMI_PBAsm 4.00 3.00 6.00 13.00

SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager

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Course Description

Delivering value through effective Program Increment execution

With SAFe®5 Product Owner/Product Manager Certification

Summary

Develop the skillsets needed to guide the delivery of value in a Lean Enterprise by becoming a SAFe® 5.0 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM). During this two-day course, attendees gain an in-depth understanding of how to effectively perform their role in the Agile Release Train (ART) as it delivers value through Program Increments. Attendees explore how to apply Lean thinking to decompose Epics into Features and Stories, refine Features and Stories, manage Program and Team backlogs, and plan and execute Iterations and Program Increments. Attendees also discover how the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps culture contribute to the relentless improvement of the ART.

Who Will Benefit?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Product Owners, Product Managers, Product Line Managers, Business Owners, and Business
  • Analysts
  • Solution Managers, Portfolio Managers, Program Managers, and members of the LACE
  • Enterprise, Solution, and System Architects

Topics Covered

  • Becoming a Product Owner/Product Manager in the SAFe enterprise
  • Preparing forPI Planning
  • Leading PI Planning
  • Executing Iterations
  • Executing the Program Increment
  • Becoming a Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager

What you’ll learn

To perform the role of a SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager, attendees should be able to:

  • Articulate the Product Owner and Product Manager roles
  • Connect SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values to the PO/PM roles
  • Decompose Epics into Features and decompose Features into Stories
  • Manage Program and Team backlogs
  • Collaborate with Agile teams in estimating and forecasting work
  • Represent Customer needs in Program Increment Planning
  • Execute the Program Increment and deliver continuous value

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) certification exam:

  • Attend a Leading SAFe® course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment
  • Experience with Lean, Agile, or other relevant certifications

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion
  • SAFe 5 Product Owner/Product Manager certification upon passing of exam

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $100/year

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • You may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance
Claim Code 4446Z3MWQ6 Duration 2 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 10.50 3.00 1.50 15.00
PgMP® 10.50 3.00 1.50 15.00
PMI_RMP® 0.00 3.00 1.50 4.50
PMI_SP® 0.00 3.00 1.50 4.50
PMI_ACP® 10.50 3.00 1.50 15.00
PfMP® 0.00 3.00 1.50 4.50
PMI_PBAsm 0.00 3.00 1.50 4.50

SAFe for Teams

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Course Description

Establishing team agility for Agile Release Trains

With SAFe®5 Practitioner Certification

Summary

Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—by becoming a SAFe® 5 Practitioner (SP).

During this two-day course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what you can do to effectively perform the role using Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP). You will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, you’ll learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train.

Who Will Benefit?

This course is designed for leaders and influencers who are responsible for the Lean Portfolio Management function. Examples include:

  • Team members who apply Lean and Agile at scale
  • All members of an Agile Release Train preparing for launch

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)
  • Building an Agile Team
  • Planning the Iteration
  • Executing the Iteration
  • Executing the Program Increment

What you’ll learn

To perform the role of a SAFe® Practitioner, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise
  • Know their team and its role on the Agile Release Train
  • Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams
  • Plan Iterations
  • Execute Iterations and demonstrate value
  • Plan Program Increments
  • Integrate and work with other teams on the train

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Practitioner (SP) certification exam:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Practioner (SP) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $100/year

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • You may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance
Claim Code 4446PGFUBE Duration 2 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
PgMP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
PMI_RMP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
PMI_SP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
PMI_ACP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
PfMP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
PMI_PBAsm 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00

Lean Portfolio Management

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Course Description

Aligning strategy with execution

With SAFe®5 Lean Portfolio Management Practitioner Certification

Summary

Create a culture of innovation, flexibility, and speed where all people in the portfolio can effectively execute as one, unified team.

In this course, you will gain the practical tools and techniques necessary to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions of Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Operations, and Lean Governance.

You will have the opportunity to capture the current and future state of the portfolio with the Portfolio Canvas tool and identify important business initiatives for achieving the future state. You’ll be able to establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban and prioritize initiatives for maximum economic benefit. The course also provides insights on how to establish Value Stream Budgets and Lean Budget Guardrails and measure the Lean portfolio performance.

Who Will Benefit?

This course is designed for leaders and influencers who are responsible for the Lean Portfolio Management function. Examples include:

  • Executives and leaders (CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, and VPs)
  • Enterprise architects
  • Product managers and solution managers
  • Business unit managers
  • Program office personnel
  • SPCs and enterprise Agile coaches
  • Human resources
  • RTEs
  • Epic Owners

Topics Covered

  • Introducing Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)
  • Establishing Strategy and Investment Funding
  • Applying Agile Portfolio Operations
  • Applying Lean Governance
  • Implementing the LPM function

What you’ll learn

  • Describe the importance of LPM
  • Connect the portfolio to enterprise strategy
  • Implement Lean budgeting and guardrails
  • Establish portfolio flow with the Portfolio Kanban
  • Support operational excellence with APMO and CoPs
  • Coordinate Value Streams
  • Measure the LPM performance
  • Build a plan for LPM implementation

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course without prior knowledge. However, the following recommendations will make the training more productive:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Attended a Leading SAFe® or SAFe® PO/PM course
  • Experience working in a SAFe environment

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion
  • SAFe 5 Lean Portfolio Management Practitioner certification upon passing of exam

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $295/year

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • You may be eligible to apply for 24 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance
Claim Code 4446KOP5D4 Duration 3 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PgMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PMI_RMP® 8.00 4.00 10.00 22.00
PMI_SP® 6.00 4.00 10.00 20.00
PMI_ACP® 6.00 4.00 10.00 20.00
PfMP® 10.00 4.00 10.00 24.00
PMI_PBAsm 4.00 4.00 10.00 18.00

SAFe Advanced Scrum Master

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Course Description

Advancing Scrum Master servant leadership with SAFe

With SAFe®5 Advanced Scrum Master Certification

Summary

Prepare to step into a SAFe® leadership role— and learn how to facilitate Agile team, program, and enterprise success—by becoming a SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM).

This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe implementation. Explore facilitation of crossteam interactions in support of program execution and relentless improvement. Expand the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices, the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value, and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders. Learn actionable tools for building high performing teams and explore practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Existing Scrum Masters
  • Team leaders, project managers, and others who have assumed the role of an Agile Team facilitator in a SAFe or enterprise Agile context
  • Engineering and development managers who are responsible for Agile execution and coaching teams, including teams of teams
  • Agile coaches
  • Agile Program Managers
  • Prospective Release Train Engineers

Topics Covered

  • Exploring the Scrum Master role in the SAFe enterprise
  • Applying SAFe Principles: A Scrum Master’s perspective
  • Exploring Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Facilitating program execution
  • Improving flow with Kanban and XP
  • Building high-performing teams
  • Improving program performance with Inspect and Adapt

What you’ll learn

To perform the role of a SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in a multi-teamenvironment
  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at scale
  • Address Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture
  • Learn to apply Kanban and Extreme Programming (XP) frameworks to optimize flow and improve the team’s work
  • Facilitate program planning, execution, and delivery of end-to-end systems value
  • Support learning through participation in communities of practice and innovation cycles

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, having one or more of the following certifications is highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification exam:

  • SAFe 5 Scrum Master (SSM) certification
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification

What You Get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Advanced Scrum Master (ASM) exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date of certification is earned.

  • Renewal fee: $100/year

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • You may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • You may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing your CSP through the Scrum Alliance
    Claim Code 4446PGFUBE Duration 2 days
    PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
    PMP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
    PgMP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
    PMI_RMP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
    PMI_SP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
    PMI_ACP® 12.00 2.25 0.75 15.00
    PfMP® 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00
    PMI_PBAsm 0.00 2.25 0.75 3.00

Tori Palmer

Tori Palmer

Tori Palmer is a lean agile coach, collaboration facilitator, experience crafter, trainer, agile gamifier, and speaker.

He has over 13 years of Information Systems and Product Development experience the vast majority of which includes project management, lean and agile transformations, organizational change management, systems analysis and design, DevOps, and management consulting and agile training.

He has also taught at an array of post secondary academic institutions and continuing education providers on subjects ranging from project management, to health information technology, computer science, technical writing, web design, and the likes. Additionally the industries he’s worked in includes financial services, telecommunications, hospitality, healthcare, insurance, education, government, and real estate.

Throughout the last couple of years he has also provided his services and capacity as a volunteer as a reviewer for the annual Agile Alliance agile conference within their customers & products program track.

When not coaching organizations or training/teaching he is a frequent participant in product development and agile meetups globally, attends conferences domestically and internationally, works on social change within his community, and contributes/bolsters his thought leaderships as an avid learner by way of reading, contributing and organizing open spaces, contributing to blogs, and mentoring others.

In his work he also enjoys tapping into principles and concepts of human dynamics of facilitating organizational change, human centered design, value proposition design, and social & open innovation.

Tori currently resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife and two children.

Make the Leap from Business Analyst to Agile Practitioner

Make the Leap from Business Analyst to Agile Practitioner

September 14, 2020 at 4pm PDT

 

Join Matt Wyman and Debra Hildebrand as we discuss the latest exciting agile trends employers are adopting and how BAs can position themselves for career growth and longevity.

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Seeking advice on how to apply your skills as a software development BA in the current environment is a precarious endeavor. The job landscape has become more complex since the early days of Scrum, as larger companies are accelerating their transformations to reap the benefits of Business Agility.

The good news: trends to “scale up” agile practices have opened up a tremendous number of opportunities for those coming from a more traditional BA skills in requirements analysis, elicitation, collaboration, and life-cycle management.

The challenge: positioning yourself to provide the maximum value in today’s job market is not always obvious and too often BAs are limiting their potential with well-meaning but misinformed advice.

Join us for a free workshop to learn about the numerous exciting opportunities for those with BA skills in the modern Agile Software Engineering market.

  • High-level survey of the important trends, including Business Agility, Lean-Agile principles, ScrumXP, Lean UX, Cadence and Synchronization.
  • Mapping of traditional BA standards and methods to their counterparts in Lean-Agile environments.
  • Overview of common roles and opportunities for BAs as larger companies evolve and start to scale agile practices. (Product Manager, Product Owner, Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, etc.)
  • Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise (SAFe), the current market-leading framework, and the opportunities for BAs who position themselves correctly.
  • Real world Q&A with Matt Wyman, an Agile Coach and Consultant with 25 years’ experience in Software Engineering, specializing in the critical role of the Business Analyst.

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