7 Oct 2021 16:00 - 19:30

Agile Estimation

180 BGN 3 hours and 30 mins

Agile projects are different from traditional projects. While in traditional projects the main focus is on manage the scope and prevent scope creep, in agile projects we expect and we welcome changes in any given time. A logical question is – if allow changes can the team achieve some level of predictability. The short answer is yes, but it depends on many different factors. One of the major factor is how the agile team estimates its work.

The way the team estimates is very important for make some prediction. We will discuss practices, techniques and rules that need to be followed in order to succeed in Agile environment.

Teodora Todorova

Teodora Todorova

Teodora has been in the software industry for 15 years – she started as a developer and went through almost all roles involved in software project implementation. As a project manager, Teodora has successfully applied both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

In her workshops Teodora uses an interactive approach for learning by doing. Apart from just sharing knowledge and going through pre-defined examples, she always engages the participants in activities with scenarios from their real-life experience. Applying the acquired knowledge and skills to known situations and scenarios during the workshop has proven to be a very effective way for deeper understanding and stronger engagement with the topics. This also leads to participants feeling more confident and being more effective in applying the knowledge and skills back at their workplace.

Teodora is a certified PMP®, PMI-ACP® and PSM®.


About the training

Agile projects are different from traditional projects. While in traditional projects the main focus is on manage the scope and prevent scope creep, in agile projects we expect and we welcome changes in any given time. A logical question is – if allow changes can the team achieve some level of predictability. The short answer is yes, but it depends on many different factors. One of the major factor is how the agile team estimates its work.

The way the team estimates is very important for make some prediction. We will discuss practices, techniques and rules that need to be followed in order to succeed in Agile environment.


Learning outcomes

After completing the class participants will be able to:

  • Compare estimation process in traditional and in adaptive environment
  • Explain the pros of relative estimation
  • Participate in team’s estimation activities
  • Suggest practices and tools to put in place to improve working process

Program

Content outline:

  • Principles behind Agile estimations
  • How to engage the entire team in estimation process
  • Agile vs. Traditional estimation process – pros and cons
  • Story points or time
  • Techniques for estimating

Book Your Seat

In case your company is in need of an internal training on this topic, choose this option.
180 BGN
capacity min max
07 Oct (Online)
3 hours and 30 mins
  • This workshop is part of Agile MultiTraining program. For more information visit:
    • Agile MultiTraining for team members
  • The workshop can be purchased individually. The price is 180 BGN.
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