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Alluvial Advanced Agile Series - Advanced Agile Analysis Techniques

Alluvial Advanced Agile Series - Advanced Agile Analysis Techniques

Friday, April 5, 2024 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) (PDT)


For Agile practitioners involved in creating, refining, managing and communicating around Agile business requirements, this course will deepen their skills and knowledge on this crucial topic.

By working through techniques such as Wireframes, User Personas, User Scenarios, Workflows and others, participants will learn how to comprehensively gather User Stories and build Story Maps for their Product Backlogs. The course will cover collaboration with other key roles, like business stakeholders, subject matter experts, users, developers, testers and others.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the difference between Agile requirements and traditional requirements.
  • Get better at providing "Just enough" information to maintain your flow while avoiding analysis paralysis.
  • Clarifying the Definition of Ready and Definition of Done.

Learn how and when to:

  • Facilitate Backlog refinement working sessions.
  • Build User Story Maps and understand their benefits

Deepen advanced Agile Analysis techniques:

  • Evolving your requirements through the analysis process - Write meaningful Acceptance Criteria and Acceptance Tests.
  • Estimating and sizing requirements - Gotchas, pros and cons
  • How to use User Personas and Scenarios to create more valuable features
  • Use and build simple wireframes
  • Uncovering ‘hidden’ scope - Ensure the 'unknowns' are known
  • Create a realistic fact-based timeline for your project/Release - Creating a burnup chart.

What you will get

  • 2.5 hours of engaging teaching by a deeply experienced practitioner and trainer
  • Slides and templates to help you put into practice what you have learned
  • Earn 3 Scrum Education Units (of the 20 required), under the “Learning” category, towards your Scrum Alliance certification renewal requirement.
  • A 1-hour follow up ask-me-anything session to ask specific questions after you’ve had time to apply what you’ve learned

Recommended Pre-requisite

  • Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • One year of practical experience using Scrum

About the Trainer

Stuart Rolland has been working and leading in Agile environments since 2005 across the UK, Europe and North America. He has worked as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, IT and Software Delivery Manager, Agile Coach & Trainer in both the Public and Private Sectors on a range of mid to large scale software projects. Stuart has also led IT support teams and even managed large scale office build outs.

He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) and has a BCS/ISEB Certificate in Business Process Modelling.



9:30am - 12:00pm


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Victoria, BC Canada


Victoria, BC V8W Canada
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Friday, April 5, 2024 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) (PDT)
9:30AM - 12:00PM
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