This workshop is intended for business analysts or those performing business analysis tasks. It is also suitable for anyone wanting to learn Agile/Scrum analysis in-depth, including any stakeholder or participant in an organization planning to apply Agile.
Performing business analysis on a Scrum team can seem overwhelming given the level of agility provided to Product Owners. It doesn't have to be overwhelming if you're armed with the right information and solid techniques. After a brief overview of agile project delivery, you will learn how to elicit requirements in agile projects. Product centricity is reviewed including working with the Product Owner to develop a product roadmap. You will learn best-practice techniques for eliciting requirements. Agile metrics will also be reviewed. This course is about 50% lecture & 50% discussion / hands-on exercises.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe agile values and principles, emphasizing the importance of business analysis work on an Agile project
- Identify the key practices of agile analysis and ways to make requirements practices “lean”
- Understand the value of a product roadmap and release planning for large, complex products
- Describe how agile methods differ from traditional development methods
- Define the key principles, practices and processes of agile development
- Identify the roles people play in an agile project
- Define and analyze agile requirements
Prior experience with business analysis on projects is helpful but not required.