Development & Testing with Agile: Project Management

Agile    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 1h 7m 55s
  • Includes Assessment
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Agile team management helps teams in an evolving landscape maintain focus on the rapid delivery of business value. In this course, you'll be introduced to a collaboration suite called Jira for Agile project management. You'll learn how Jira has become one of the leading tools used for Agile project management, encompassing all kinds of project management types and leveraging project management skills. You'll also learn about Jira's use in Agile software development and its benefits. Next, you'll explore areas in Jira for effective Agile project management using tools such as scrum boards to track Agile software project. You'll learn about effective Agile project communication, including how to use data analysis metrics to monitor and control an Agile project. Finally, you'll learn about the communication methods in Agile software project management.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Describe how jira can be used for effective agile project management
    Demonstrate how scrum boards in jira can be used to track an agile software project
    Recognize agile project communication methods and challenges, and compare them with traditional communication models in software development
    Describe useful agile project management data analysis metrics and how they can be effectively used
  • Recognize the use of data analysis for agile pm
    Describe the use of continuous development and delivery for agile in a software development environment
    Demonstrate the use of key value metrics using examples
    Recognize best practices for agile software development and testing
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course


  • 2m 22s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the course and your instructor. In this course, you’ll learn about Jira for Agile project management. You’ll learn how Jira has become one of the leading tools used for Agile project management, encompassing all kinds of project management types and levering project management skills, including software development. You'll also explore its use in Agile software development, including its benefits. FREE ACCESS
  • 7m 48s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about Jira. Jira tracks your work from start to end. It helps with planning, monitoring work state, and managing project issues from product backlog through sprints to completion. Jira features charts to show project and team metrics, and it can help with code reviews and documentation. Jira manages issues such as features, bugs, and tests in a product backlog. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using Jira Scrum Boards
    13m 30s
    In this video, you’ll watch a demo. You’ll learn how to use the Scrum Board in Jira. You’ll learn how to create an epic, create stories, create subtasks under those stories, and move the stories through a workflow in Jira’s Scrum Board. You’ll open Jira, and look at the three main sections. These are Roadmap, Backlog, and Board. The Roadmap stores your epics, Backlog stores your stories, and Board shows what's happening inside a sprint. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Effective Agile Project Communication
    6m 25s
    In this video, you’ll learn about effective Agile project communication. Communication is central to the Agile approach. In Agile, communication occurs on several levels, between developers, between project owner and team members, and between team members and stakeholders. Some communication is formal and well-defined, such as the team meetings of Agile, and other forms are more informal and ad hoc, such as informal technical discussions or pair programming. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Data Analysis Metrics
    7m 4s
    In this video, you’ll learn about data analysis metrics. Agile approaches have structure and benefit from several Agile metrics that help keep projects and teams on track. These include metrics that monitor productivity of the process, metrics to assess the quality of what's delivered to the customer, and metrics that track team performance and help predict future performance. The Agile approach uses these metrics to allow teams to adjust and become more efficient over time. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Data Analysis with Agile Project Management
    5m 38s
    In this video, you’ll learn some Key Agile Software Development Indicators or KPIs. KPIs in Agile are focused on delivering value more efficiently to the customer. This is done by improving things like strategic planning effectiveness, evaluating things like code quality and value achieved, and improving the Agile operational process in general. Common Agile KPIs include velocity, the sprint and release burndown, cycle time, the cumulative flow, and efficiency charts, among others. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Continuous Development and Delivery
    6m 49s
    In this video, you’ll learn that Agile is a process that encourages regular frequent software releases. The standard way to achieve this is with the practice of Continuous Delivery, which is the automation of the delivery process. Continuous delivery only works when code is always ready to release. With continuous delivery, once the main code branch has been tested, it's immediately deliverable. Continuous delivery or CD is an extension of continuous integration or CI. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Key Agile Metrics
    9m 50s
    In this video, you’ll learn some common Agile metrics via their charts. You’ll look at the details of each chart. You’ll learn more about Velocity, Sprint Burndown, Epic Burndown, Release Burndown, and Cumulative Flow. Velocity is a measure of how many story points a team can do in a sprint. Onscreen, you’ll see a chart that measures this. For each sprint, there are two bars shown on the Velocity bar chart. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Agile Software Development Best Practices
    7m 35s
    In this video, you’ll learn best practices for Agile software development. You’ll review best practices for product owners as they manage the product backlog. You’ll also look at some professional tools you can use to manage your Agile process. You’ll also learn some best Agile culture practices, how best to collaborate with stakeholders, and look at using automation with Agile. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Course Summary
    In this video, you’ll summarize what you’ve learned in the course. You’ve learned how to use Jira for project management and you explored practices in Agile communication and data analysis. You explored Jira for Agile Project Management, Jira scrum boards, effective Agile project management, data analysis metrics, data analysis with Agile project management, continuous development and delivery, key Agile metrics, and Agile software development best practices. FREE ACCESS


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