October Webinar Wednesday: Is your Product Backlog DAPPER?
Dapper means well dressed, put together and looking stylish neat and trim in appearance. It’s also a way to ensure your backlog is ready for night on the town. In this webinar we look at key components of a well-dressed or groomed product backlog and the key concepts to utilize when looking at PBIs or components of your backlog.
Stakeholders & Elicitation – Register
This interactive instructor led course explores the foundational aspects, benefits, techniques, the process, skill-sets, competencies, and general expectations of the Business Analysis role and how it delivers value to stakeholders and organizations.
November Webinar Wednesday: Crucial Conversations 5 Critical Concepts
Let’s face it, there are just some conversations that you don’t want to have. There are some people you simply don’t want to talk to. What happens when we don’t? Everyone loses. It is perfectly natural for us to avoid difficult conversations. We fear rejection, retaliation, emotional outbreaks, the dismissal of our ideas, and those incredibly awkward moments. However, many conversations need to be had. The solution is not going to work and one person is the roadblock, the performance of an individual is lower than expected, an individual’s behavior is impeding team productivity, someone is dominating too much, and the list goes on and on. If we want healthy, productive teams and projects, crucial conversations must be had.
December Webinar Wednesday: When Resistance is Futile-Agile Alignment in a Hybrid Environment
You’ve been hearing about Agile for what seems like years. You understand the basics like ceremonies, roles, velocity, sprints and such. And then, it happens. Your department “goes Agile.” It’s no longer about the theory of Agile, but how to make Agile work where you are and at your place in the maturity of your agile adoption. How do we align the roles of the past with new Agile roles and responsibilities? How do we excel as an Agile team when we work with teams that aren’t Agile? How can we become a better team, while also delivering software?Let’s look beyond the foundational values and principles of Agile and defined roles to learn techniques that make all of this work in the real world.