Agile Kanban: Kanban for Software Development Teams
Learn the Kanban way of Agile Project Management | Prepare for Kanban Certification | Kanban for Software Development
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Instructor(s): GenMan Solutions
Last update: 2021-12-18
What you’ll learn
- Kanban Principles
- How Kanban is different from Scrum & Extreme Programming?
- Finding various inefficiencies in your process using Kanban board
- Definition of done in Kanban
- Daily Standup in Kanban
- Specifying rules in Kanban
- There are prerequisites for this course
Kanban is not a software development lifecycle methodology or an approach to project management.
It requires that some process is already in place so that Kanban can be applied to
incrementally change the underlying process.
—David Anderson, Kanban
Kanban is a popular framework used to implement agile and DevOps software development. It requires real-time communication of capacity and full transparency of work. Work items are represented visually on a kanban board, allowing team members to see the state of every piece of work at any time.
A Kanban board is an agile project management tool designed to help visualize work, limit work-in-progress, and maximize efficiency (or flow).
It can help both agile and DevOps teams establish order in their daily work. Kanban boards use cards, columns, and continuous improvement to help technology and service teams commit to the right amount of work, and get it done!
This course will help you explore how working on an Agile project using Kanban has benefits for your development team, your end users, and your organization as a whole.
We will identify various process flow related issues including too much work in progress, underutilization of resources, lengthy tasks, unequal sized tasks etc. using simple and easy to understand demonstrations on Kanban board.
We will not only identify these inefficiencies but also solve for the same by continuously improving the process flow using Kanban Board.
Here is a list of the topics we will cover in this course:
Introduction to Kanban & Kanban Board
Finding Inefficiencies in the Process
Limiting Work in Progress
Under utilization of Resources
Unequal Sized Tasks
Marking the Tasks
Daily Stand up
Key Agile Concepts
Understanding & Creating User Stories, Theme & Epic
What is Product Backlog
Difference between Product Backlog & Product Roadmap
Advantages & Disadvantages of Agile
How Estimation is done in Agile
Why Relative Estimation in Agile
T-Shirt & Fibonacci Estimation
Planing Poker in Agile
Understanding & Creating Burn down Charts
Minimum Viable Product
This course is ideal for software developers, project managers, software leadership, or anyone that would have an interest and gain benefit from running an Agile project and delivering maximum value early to your customers.
No prior experience is necessary to take this course. So, if even if you don’t know what Kanban is and the various principles and concepts under Kanban and Agile Project Management, not to worry.
We will cover all of these concepts from scratch.
Course enrollment grants you lifetime access to all the the entire course content including quizzes, practice exercises etc. In addition, you’ll also receive 1-on-1 support for any questions or uncertainties that come up. And this all comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee! You have nothing to lose and so much knowledge to gain.
I hope that you will enjoy the course, be challenged by it and learn a lot. The primary objective is to build a strong foundational knowledge of the principles of Kanban & Agile.
It is suggested that you go through the course at a pace that makes sense for you. The topics build on each other, so it is better to slow down and really learn something than to just move on in order to keep up a certain pace.
So, I have the tools needed to get the job done. So, let’s do it, I’ll see you in class. All the best!
Who this course is for
- Anyone who is interested in learning about Kanban Methodology of Agile project Management
- Anyone who is a Project Manager, a member of a project team, or a stakeholder on a Project
- Anyone who has just heard the term Kanban and want to know more
- Welcome to the Course!
- Introducing the Course & Your Instructor
- Introduction to Kanban & Kanban Board
- Introduction to Kanban
- Course Resources
- You’ve reached a milestone!
- Introduction to Kanban Board
- Time to check your understanding on Kanban
- Process Improvement: Identifying Inefficiencies/Issues
- Finding Inefficiencies in the Process
- Fun fact
- Underutilization of Resources
- Time to check your understanding on Kanban
- Unequal Sized Tasks
- Marking the Tasks
- Other Issues
- Time to check your understanding of Kanban
- Kanban Practices
- Defining done
- Daily Standup
- Specifying Rules
- Kanban Board Template Example
- Kanban Flow Metrics
- Introduction to Kanban Flow Metrics
- Kanban Flow Metrics: Work in progress
- Kanban Flow Metrics: Cycle Time
- Kanban Flow Metrics: Throughput
- Kanban Flow Metrics: Work Item Age
- Practical Exercise on Ageing Work in progress
- Leading & Lagging Indicators
- Introduction to Little’s Law
- When & When not to use Little’s Law
- Little’s Law Assumptions
- Cummulative Flow Diagram (CFD)
- Key Agile Concepts
- Introduction to Agile Concepts
- Agile Concepts: Product Backlog
- Agile Concepts: Theme, Epic & Story
- Agile Estimation: Introduction
- Agile Estimation: Relative Estimation
- Agile Estimation: T-Shirt & Fibonacci
- Agile Estimation: Planning Poker
- Agile Concepts: Introduction to Burndown Charts
- Agile Concepts: Burndown Chart Creation
- Agile Concepts: Burndown Charts Activity
- Minimum Viable Product
- Team Velocity
- Practice Exercise: Calculate Team Velocity
- Bonus Section
- Final milestone it is!
- Bonus Lecture: Congratulations & About your Certificate
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