Dear CMMI Appraiser, what is the Agile Scrum Learning Experience and is it the best kind of agile training for my team? We are a 31-year old software engineering organization in Northern Virginia that uses Waterfall. ~ Simon W.
It really doesn't matter what methods or approaches you currently use when deciding between agile training classes. Instead, focus on picking a class designed around how you learn best.
So let's explore this. Do you find you're more engaged -- and learning more -- when you get to play games, do exercises, tell stories and listen to your peers? Is it useful for you to work with real life examples, experiences, lessons and proven techniques? Is it important that you take away – and retain – valuable information to be used on the job, immediately?
These are the concepts driving the "Agile Scrum Learning Experience" training class, which takes place in October in Austin, TX. The Agile Scrum Learning Experience provides an opportunity to learn about agile values, frameworks, and techniques the way many people say they learn best.
This class is useful for those who are preparing to sit for the Professional Scrum Master and Professional Scrum Product Owner certification exams from scrum.org, or just want get hands-on, experiential training environment about User Stories, Planning Poker, and more. Here are the details:
Agile Scrum Learning Experience | October 13th-14th, 2016 | Austin, TX
So, Simon, it's your call. There are many options when you're looking for agile training. But if you're interested in taking a journey into agile values, Scrum, and a collection of popular agile techniques and ceremonies, and want come away with an understanding of how to how to deploy a scalable and resilient approach to agile and Scrum that integrates agile values, methods and techniques, you should definitely consider this class.
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Jeff Dalton is a Certified SCAMPI Lead Appraiser, Certified CMMI Instructor, author and consultant with years of real-world experience with the CMMI in all types of organizations. Jeff has taught thousands of students in CMMI trainings and has received an aggregate satisfaction score of 4.97 out of 5 from his students.