How-To Mini-Courses > Agile Development: Core Methods

Agile Development: Core Methods

Kent McDonald
Presented by Kent McDonald, KnowledgeBridge Partners
MP3 download
26mb .zip
1 PDU (Category A)
$24.95

What do you mean, "What Kind of Agile?"
Agile is not a One Size Fits All solution, any more than traditional waterfall development. You might be blessed with a small team that can read each other's minds. There's an Agile for that. But maybe you have a larger project that requires a lot of domain knowledge. There's an Agile for that, too. Maybe you have a project environment that cries out for a phase-based approach. Yep, there's an agile for that.

This mini-course provides a fast introduction to four major methods collectively referred to as "Agile development": Scrum, Extreme Programming, Crystal, and Feature-Driven Development. His high-level orientation will help you understand the ins and outs of various Agile methodologies along with their strengths and weaknesses. You'll come away with a better understanding of the various Agile camps and which approaches might be most applicable to your project environment.

  • When you've finished this course…
    • You'll understand the key elements that differentiate these four Agile methods.
    • You'll be able to compare and evaluate the methods and select the best one for a sample project.

  • Included in this download:
    • Course recording by Kent McDonald of Knowledge Bridge Partners
    • A complete course transcript
    • Technique briefs outlining core principles of Agile development and each of the 4 methodologies discussed in this session
    • A quiz with instructions for receiving 1 Category A PDU upon completing the course and exercise


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