Course in Scrum

Course in application development using the Scrum project method

Scrum and agile systemdevelopment is the standard for modern application development. The principales for this can be applied on many different types of software development projects. This course is built on our own experiences of running Scrum projects

This is what you will learn
  • Scrum components, artifacts and roles
  • Estimation of backlog items
  • Sub-dividing user stories into technical tasks
  • Sprint planning, execution and completion
  • Many real-life experiences from the trenches
  • Pitfalls of Scrum to be aware of
Course Contents

Problems of System Development

  • Principles of software design
  • What is software complexity
  • Code smell
  • Technical debt
  • Cost of fixing software defects
  • The knowledge transfer dilemma
  • Software rot

Scrum Project Management

  • Agile principles
  • What is scrum
  • Way of working
  • Sprint
  • Backlog
  • Scrum roles
  • The DEV Team
  • The Scrum Master
  • The Project Owner

Sprint Planning

  • What is sprint planning
  • User stories
  • Technical tasks
  • Estimation units
  • Hours vs. points
  • Definition of "done"

Sprint Execution

  • Task board
  • Daily scrum
  • Burn-down charts
  • Interpreting burn-downs

Sprint Completion

  • When is the sprint over
  • Sprint review
  • Sprint retrospective
  • Decompression
  • Ideal development time cycle

Between Sprints

  • Release planning
  • Burn-up charts
  • Interpreting burn-ups
  • Team/developer velocity
  • Spike
  • Tracer bullet

Scrum Project Exercise

The objective is that within a time-frame of 1h+ simulate a full sprint by planning, estimating, designing and implement a small web-app using a JSON-REST web services back-end.

    Scrum Pitfalls

    • Pitfalls by the DEV team
    • Pitfalls by the management team
    • Signs of a sprint failure
    • The importance of technical skills

    Agile Development

    • Developer work-flow
    • What is continous integration and why it is important
    • CI server work-flow
    • Team work-flow
    • The SOLID software design principles
    • Testability
    • A scenario for a failed project
    • What is clean code and why it is important
    • How to clean code
    • Refactoring
    • Principle of single responsibility
    • Principle of separation of concern
    • Principle of least astonishment
    • The DRY principle

    Scrum Case Study

    Discussion of a practical scrum project from the trenches

      Facts
      NameScrum
      Duration 1 Days
      LevelBeginner
      AudienceSoftware developers and technical managers
      Prerequisites Experience of software developement
      Tools
      • Windows
      • Java 8 JDK
      On-Site Course

      If you order an On-Site course, we will come to you and hold the course in your office. The price is determined by our price model and is based on the number of course days, number of participants and any travel and lodging.

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