W124: Introduction to Agile Development with Scrum

Title Introduction to Agile Development with Scrum
Date Monday, December 7, 2020
Time 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Description An overview of Scrum, a method of rapid iteration and experimentation to discover product direction and build high performing teams.
Instructor Name and Company Dr. Patrick McConnellNextUp Solutions
Instructor Bio: Dr. McConnell is an Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer that specializes in Agile transformation in the public sector and scaling Agile methods. A criminologist by training, Patrick transitioned from developing geospatial applications in Agile teams to coaching and training Agile methods and frameworks. He has served as an Agile coach and trainer for over 50 US government organizations, as well as the states of Alabama, Maryland, and New York.
Level Introductory
CPE (NASBA Category) Information Technology
CAE (Field of Study) Administration
Prerequisites None
Delivery Group live presented online due to COVID-19
CPE/CAE Credits 1.5
Cost: Free
Learning Objectives You will understand

  • Agile methods in comparison to Waterfall approaches
  • Scrum as an Agile method
  • How Scrum Teams are composed
  • The Scrum pattern of short incremental delivery




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