Agile Requirements Analysis and Planning for Product Success, 22-24 September 2014
- Describe key concepts for rapidly discovering product needs.
- Use the 7 Product Dimensions to holistically discover, analyze, and allocate product needs (requirements).
- Use the structured conversation framework to explore, evaluate, and confirm product options.
- Enrich discovery and aid validation and verification with analysis models.
- Define testable requirements, and specify acceptance criteria.
- Estimate agile requirements.
- Build plans for high-value product options.
- Explain ways to adapt discovery practices to various product situations.
- Describe how business analysis amplifies the benefits of agile methods.
- Reinforce and deepen your learning in a high-energy practicum and retrospective.
In addition to the participant guide, you get a copy of the go-to resource for agile/lean planning and analysis, Discover to Deliver: Agile Product Planning and Analysis by Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman. This book is referenced throughout the training and provides integrated and in-depth details valuable for on-the-job use.
- Agile Foundations Review
- The Structured Conversation
- Allocating Product Needs
- Adapting Planning and Analysis Practices
- Agile Analysis: Good Practices
What Recent Learners Say:
The energy, content, experience sharing and case study were very beneficial.
Great facilitation skills, very engaging. The exercises were reinforcing and educational, this was the most engaging training I have ever attended. …the instructional design was excellent. The specific use of the 7 dimensions is a great tool
Group activities and scenarios to practice on were great.
I can leverage right away the elicitation techniques, story mapping, 7 product dimensions, context diagram and other models as communication aids.
Most beneficial: how to decompose a ‘want’ or ‘desire’ into manageable chunks of work that can be delivered independently. Great material.
Who this course is forThis course is valuable for any practitioner who needs to enrich the conversation about product needs including these disciplines: product and project management, business analysis, user experience, testing and quality assurance.
- Knowledge of agile concepts and practices.
- Experience working on an agile team is preferred.
- Awareness of good requirements and planning practices and of analysis models is desirable.