IT Project Management

Avoiding Common Pitfalls with Agile Development

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

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.


Price (USD)

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


Course Code : WIT-1942v2

Release Date : 10/02/2018
Expire Date : 10/02/2020
Credits :
PMI PDU 0.50

Length : 27min

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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