Pierson’s Agile Training builds strong team member skills in agile lean requirements gathering methods, effective sprint planning and estimating. The seminar focus is on agile lean requirements gathering, concepts and fundamentals for agile projects, building a backlog for prioritizing, estimating and defining the iterations. Practical exercises for conducting agile lean requirements workshops using business models and user stories. The training provides case study exercises to practice the agile concepts and techniques taught in class.
Agile Training for BAs & Product Owners including SCRUM – The workshop provides training in scrum fundamentals, how to identify the project goals, epics and functional requirements and how to define product backlog stories derived from epics, prioritizing and estimating the stories for the release/sprint planning
Agile Requirements Gathering & Sprint/Release Planning – 4 days The focus is to teach the project team the skill set they need to collaborate for Agile projects. The workshop provides training in collaboration techniques needed for gathering requirements, developing release/iteration plans and defining the iteration detailed requirements for Agile Projects.
Conducting Effective Collaborative Meetings – 2 days The focus of the training is to take your collaborative meetings and facilitation skills to the next level. In this 2 day training workshop, you receive detailed quality feedback and facilitate two collaborative meetings. The workshop also provides practice in interviewing and techniques needed for conducting collaborative meetings and workshops.
Agile Requirements Gathering & Sprint/Release Planning
How to gather requirements and use collaboration techniques for Agile Projects such as context diagrams, use case models and user stories. The class focuses on the concepts and fundamentals for Agile Projects including conducting Scrum meetings, building a backlog for prioritizing, estimating and defining the iterations.
… this training laid the foundation for best practices that were recently audited and found to be the best my company has on record!
— Jeffrey Manhardt, M&T Bank
As a business analyst, I thought that Joy provided a lot of useful tools to utilize during requirements gathering in an agile environment. I also thought that the hands on exercises were very helpful…
— Natalie Ehrenreich, AT&T
Requirements Gathering: From Chaos to Excellence.
— BA Project Summit, CNA Insurance
I would highly recommend the Pierson Requirements Group.
— Lysa Cushing, Microsoft