Agile Methodologies

  • 9 Courses | 5h 20m 19s
  • 14 Books | 50h 55m
  • 2 Audiobooks | 16h 5m 24s
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Agile offers the benefit of iterative approaches such as managing projects or developing new products. Learn how to apply an agile method.

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Maximizing Value with A/B Testing
Used correctly, A/B testing helps your organization identify value-add activities with data you already have, allowing you to become an agile enterprise that can adapt to a changing environment quickly. It is the process of testing two elements to determine which performs more effectively. Used correctly, it can help your organization develop agile thinking for dealing with change and innovation. By improving your agility, you can capitalize on opportunities quickly. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics and benefits of A/B testing. You'll also learn about the key activities for creating an organizational A/B test strategy. And you’ll explore considerations and best practices for using A/B testing.
6 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Innovating with Lean Product Management
The essence of Lean product management is building the right product as quickly and cheaply as possible. Lean innovation gives you the tools to make a better product in less time, with fewer resources. In this course, you'll discover how innovating with Lean can help you build the right product, from defining need to continuous improvement and supporting further product enhancements. You'll learn about the characteristics of Lean product management and strategic innovation. And you’ll find out how to cultivate a Lean product management mindset. You'll also learn how to use Lean management to know your customers and their needs, design a minimum viable product, and test your prototype.
7 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Principles and Methodologies
Agile projects use short work iterations and incremental development of products that focus on business priorities and customer value. In this course, you'll learn about Agile concepts that are fundamental when managing projects, including the eight Agile values and twelve Agile principles. This course also covers the five phases of the Agile project management model, and introduces you to the most common Agile methodologies and frameworks. Finally, this course introduces key activities for managing Agile projects, including creating a product vision and project charter, and best contract and documentation types. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
11 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Stakeholder Engagement and Team Development
Agile projects are only successful if the Agile team is cohesive, productive, and engaged. When managing projects for your organization, you must encourage active involvement to ensure your team has a clear understanding of project requirements and stakeholder expectations. In this course, you'll learn about team leadership and the characteristics of effective stakeholder engagement when managing Agile projects. This course also introduces you to some important Agile project management tools and techniques, such as team development strategies and developmental mastery models. Finally, this course covers effective communication tools and the benefits of using facilitation techniques like Agile games to foster collaboration and cooperation in the Agile team. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
10 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Project Planning
Properly estimating and prioritizing project requirements is critical when planning projects. When managing Agile projects, you need to be able to map out the work necessary for your product release. In this course, you'll learn about vital Agile planning activities including creating personas and wireframing. This course also covers the most common Agile estimation techniques used when managing projects such as story points, wideband Delphi, and affinity estimation. This course also covers requirements prioritization methods and other Agile project management activities you perform when completing your release plan. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
11 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Agile Project Scheduling and Monitoring
Wouldn't it be great if projects managed themselves once you got them started? But this isn't the case. Successful Agile project management involves adequate scheduling and monitoring, which helps identify any adjustments that need to be made, and ensures effective time management. In this course, you'll learn about managing projects with Agile project scheduling activities like setting work in progress limits and implementing project buffers. This course also covers recommended project time management processes for monitoring and tracking progress at both the iteration and project levels. This course also introduces you to key risk management and product quality, testing, and integration strategies you can use when managing Agile projects to help ensure your project creates and maintains the intended value as it progresses. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. PMI-ACP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
10 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
The Essential Role of the Agile Product Owner
In changing markets, leadership matters. And for businesses adopting agile thinking, appointing a strong product owner maximizes the value of a business's products is essential. Employing a product owner can help businesses increase their agility, allowing them to adapt to change and enhance the value of their products. In this course, you'll learn about the role and responsibilities of a product owner in an agile enterprise, and the qualities necessary for effective product ownership. You'll also learn the best strategies for empowering product owners and removing obstacles that impede their success.
7 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Cultivating Enterprise Agile
Both the economy and technology are changing rapidly. Agility is needed for an organization to adapt to change, and agile thinking must be fostered and realized across the organization. In this course, you'll learn about agile enterprise and its benefits, factors for its successful implementation, and key steps involved in its creation. You'll also explore ways to overcome common obstacles to enterprise agile, and to select appropriate planning tools for an agile organization.
6 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Harnessing the Power of DevOps
Each day at work can bring new pressure to reduce time to market, improve efficiency, and boost quality. While Agile methodologies can help companies transform to a digital era, using DevOps practices goes even further to completely rework product life cycles and create a customer-centric culture of efficiency. In this course, you’ll learn about DevOps principles and building blocks, the benefits of using DevOps, and challenges and success strategies when implementing DevOps.
6 videos | 37m has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Lean Project Management
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how leading countries and organizations manage to foster a culture of technological creativity, what companies can do to maximize growth while minimizing wasteful expenditure, and more.
Book Duration 41m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Testing Assumptions
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn why it’s important for businesses to test assumptions, what a hypothesis is and why is it significant, if data experiments are beneficial, and what managers can learn by balancing autonomy and control.
Book Duration 31m Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on What to Expect From Agile
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review when a company whose roots go back over a century - a bank, no less - decides to adopt agile management methods developed in the software industry?
Book Duration 9m Book Authors By Julian Birkinshaw

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Agile by Design: An Implementation Guide to Analytic Lifecycle Management
Beyond merely defining analytics projects, this important book equips you with the information you need to apply agile methodologies in a way that tailors your approach to individual initiatives—and the needs of your projects and team.
Book Duration 3h 37m Book Authors By Rachel Alt-Simmons

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Team Roles at Work, Second Edition
Designed for any manager who wants to understand the practical application of Team Role theory, this book explores the impact of Team Roles from interpersonal chemistry and managing difficult relationships, to cultivating effective leaders and shaping organizations.
Book Duration 3h 7m Book Authors By R. Meredith Belbin

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Agile for Project Managers
Complete with a list of agile training providers, this book will help certified project managers make a smooth transition to agile project management and will provide newcomers with the basic knowledge needed to pass the PMI-ACP exam, the first time around.
Book Duration 3h 9m Book Authors By Denise Canty

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Lean-Driven Innovation: Powering Product Development at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Providing an unprecedented look at the successful application of lean to the innovation creation process, this insightful book illustrates validated lean principles and key concepts with a case study of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
Book Duration 9h 12m Book Authors By Norbert Majerus

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Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition
Including case studies, examples from the healthcare and process industries, and several worksheets, this practical book provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success.
Book Duration 6h 42m Book Authors By David Mann

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The Journey to Enterprise Agility: Systems Thinking and Organizational Legacy
Showing you how to achieve better business value delivered faster for less cost, this book provides guidance on addressing the potential mismatch between Agile software teams, program managers, enterprise architects, executives and many other groups.
Book Duration 5h 52m Book Authors By Daryl Kulak, Hong Li

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Complete Guide to Digital Project Management: From Pre-Sales to Post-Production
Offering proven best practices from case studies and real-world scenarios and including a variety of tools, templates, models, and frameworks, this book provides an in-depth view of digital project management from initiation to execution to monitoring and maintenance.
Book Duration 5h 34m Book Authors By Shailesh Kumar Shivakumar

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Agile Practice Guide
Developed as a resource to understand, evaluate, and use agile and hybrid agile approaches, this book provides guidance on when, where, and how to apply agile approaches and offers practical tools for practitioners and organizations wanting to increase agility.
Book Duration 1h 50m Book Authors By Project Management Institute

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Lean vs. Agile vs. Design Thinking: What You Really Need to Know to Build High-Performing Digital Product Teams
Whether you’re a product manager, software engineer, designer, or team leader, you’ll find practical tools in this book immediately applicable to your team’s daily methods.
Book Duration 23m Book Authors By Jeff Gothelf

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Agile Transformation: Structures, Processes and Mindsets for the Digital Age
Featuring case studies from organizations including Amazon, Netflix and Vodafone, this book is crucial reading for businesses wanting to effectively compete in the new world of work.
Book Duration 5h 5m Book Authors By Neil Perkin

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Agile HR: Deliver Value in a Changing World of Work
In the new world of work, agility is a business imperative. This book is a practical guide written specifically for people professionals on how the HR function can develop agile processes and practices that save time, boost performance and support overall business goals.
Book Duration 5h 3m Book Authors By Natal Dank, Riina Hellström
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

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The Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams, and Organizations
This audio edition provides specific, actionable strategies and tactics for leaders at all levels of the organization to put into practice immediately to improve agility and achieve results.
Audiobook Duration 6h 1m 15s Audiobook Authors By Pamela Meyer

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The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done
This audio edition explains how Agile works, provides examples of the method in practice, and shows how to scale it company-wide to become more adaptive and innovative.
Audiobook Duration 10h 4m 9s Audiobook Authors By Stephen Denning