Enterprise Applications & Architecture

Avoiding Common Pitfalls with Agile Development (Peak Performance)

Course Overview
Agile has an enormous number of fans in the development community. It has, in fact, usurped most, if not all, of the traditional development methods. That being said Agile is not a cure-all, nor a magic bullet. Therefore, in this report, we’ll offer advice and best practices to help viewers avoid the pitfalls and maximize the chance for success, with vital Agile development projects. This program features Wesley Higbee. Mr. Higbee has years of experience developing software and working with teams to improve how software is developed to meet the desired business objectives.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals



Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand Agile fundamentals;
  • Identify the challenges teams face in moving toward this methodology;
  • Recognize the realities of Agile practices;
  • Discuss best practices that will maximize the benefits and minimize the risks with Agile projects.

Content Partner:

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Speaker / Author:

Wes Higbee helps organizations make the leap from Today to Tomorrow.

His career has been a journey. He started out in software development helping organizations tackle business opportunities. In working closely with customers, as a consultant, he realized there are many needs beyond the software itself that nobody was taking care of. Those are the needs he addresses today, whether or not technology is involved.

Along the journey Wes has had a passion for sharing knowledge. He's been a speaker at countless local groups, community organizations, webinars and conferences. And he speaks professionally to help organizations improve.

He authored the book Commitment to Value: How to Make Technical Projects Worthwhile. He's authored multiple online courses with Pluralsight and O'Reilly. He writes extensively about business on his blog. And his written work includes articles featured on VeraSage, MSDN Magazine, and InfoQ.

He's been interviewed on "The Businessology Show", "Art of Value", and Agile.FM.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

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Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE

Details

Course Code : WIT-1942

Release Date: 09/01/2016
Expire Date: 10/01/2018
Credits:
PMI PDU 0.50

Length: 25min
Course Level: N/A

Passing Grade: 70%
Format Type: eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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