The Agile Business Analyst - BrainStorm New York - November 19, 2019 - 09:00

BrainStorm New York

The Agile Business Analyst

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 9AM to 5PM
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Not your typical agile class! Learn how business analysis and agile based project management fit into an agile implementation.

The Agile Manifesto was created by and for software developers and doesn't account for many issues that an enterprise level transformation will encounter like analysis, reporting, governance, project management, or regulatory considerations. Enterprise level transformations are failing (or not performing as well as anticipated) because these complexities are not addressed. In this course, we will provide insights for your organization to have a smoother agile transformation by addressing these necessary skills. If you have already implemented agile, our course will give you ideas to optimize your transformation and handle the problems that your company is experiencing.

This course provides practical knowledge and skills to use an agile approach in software development. It builds on the philosophy, the approach, and the methodology of agile software development presented in the Agile Business Analysis 101 course. The main focus of the class is to provide insight into scrum and show how business analysis and project management contributes to agile practices. Agile techniques, such as writing effective user stories, are also introduced. This class is excellent anyone moving into the agile methodology and also a must for leaders who are looking to improve their company’s agile program.



This course is a must for business analysts and project managers who wish to lead the transition from waterfall to agile software development. It establishes the foundational knowledge for the philosophy, the approach, and the methodology of software development needed to succeed with agile. It provides the knowledge and the skills necessary for the transition and illustrates the need to think differently in agile. This course is also highly recommended for leaders in organizations that have implemented scrum but are not getting the desired results. Insight into overcoming challenges is a focus.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Agile Fundamentals
  • The 3 Key Roles in Agile
  • Where Does Business Analysis Fit in Agile?
  • How Do We Adapt Project Management for Agile?
  • Making  Your Own Change from Waterfall to Agile
  • Documentation in Agile
  • Reporting in Agile
  • Anatomy of a User Story
  • Writing Effective User Stories
  • Analysis Planning in Agile
  • Wrap Up: Next steps?

Unique Value of Course:

This course continues from the Agile Business Analysis 101 course focusing on the elements that are missing from the Agile Manifesto and giving companies and individuals the tools, techniques, and information to successfully implement agile at an enterprise level. The Agile BA presents actionable insight into using the role, knowledge, and skills of the business analyst and project manager in an agile environment.

Objectives:

  • Understand the roots of agile
  • Understand why agile implementations have challenges in most companies
  • Understand how agile business analysis is the solution to many of the issues that organizations have when implementing agile
  • Understand how project management changes in agile
  • Be able to successfully position the BA practice within the agile space and respond to challenges
  • Understand the principles of acting as an agile analyst
  • Understand the necessary skills and attitudes to transition from project manager to agile
  • Understand how to execute an agile analysis plan aligned with agile development

Who Should Attend:

  • Business Analysts
  • Scrum Team Members
  • Business Process Analysts
  • Business Architects
  • Business Leaders
  • Scrum Masters
  • Kanban Leads
  • Project Managers
  • Executives
  • Managers in any of these areas

Recommended Prior Courses:

Agile Business Analysis 101

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