Agile Intro

Agile has the much higher rates than traditional methods, so many companies are now adopting the Agile practices. Understanding them can help you like how you are more valuable team member to your organization.

Planning is a daily practice in Agile methodology.

Agile Practices

  • Value-driven delivery
  • Stakeholder management
  • Risk management
  • Continuous improvement

Agile Mindset

  • It starts with an understanding of the principles and values behind Agile and you as a leader internalizing them, adapting your way to thinking to live, lead and demonstrate those values to everyone around you.

Think Agile

  • Welcome change
  • Focus on short, value-driven delivery cycles
  • Learn through discovery
  • Deliver continuously to get feedback and improve your product and processes.
  • Empower customers and teams to maximize efficiency and quality.
  • Encourage others to think and behave in the same way.

Agile is a software development methodology, using the below steps.

  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Planning
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Daily Stand up
  • Incremental Work
  • Sprint Burndown
  • End of the sprint review

Product Backlog – outlines the project timelines & priorities. It’s a list of user stories.
User Stories – Requirements in backlogs are called user stories

Sprint Backlog – List of high-priority stories from the product backlog.
Sprint – Each iteration or short development cycle is called the Sprint

Each Sprint is typically a few weeks long and involves:-

  • Requirements Definition
  • Product Design
  • Coding
  • Testing

Daily Stand up – Quick meeting with below points of discussion:-

  • What did you do yesterday?
  • What will you do today?
  • What obstacles are impeding your progress?
  • Records of progress in the sprint backlog.

Sprint Burn Down Graph – This graph highlights the progress made in the sprint and how much work is remaining.

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