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What is this course all about
The “Agile Metrics in Action” course is meticulously crafted to empower participants with a comprehensive understanding of metrics crucial for driving value, enhancing flow, and promoting continuous improvement within Agile project management.
This 1-day course is designed for Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Agile Coaches, and team members, this course delves into the realm of metrics that steer informed decision-making, amplify project success, and facilitate adaptable practices in an ever-evolving landscape.
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What outcomes can you expect from this course
What you’ll learn
Upon successful completion of the “Agile Metrics” course, you will:
- Cultivate a robust comprehension of metrics’ pivotal role in Agile methodologies.
- Acquire familiarity with a diverse array of metrics tailored to track and measure Agile project performance.
- Develop the expertise to decipher Agile metrics, transforming them into actionable insights.
- Discover the art of harnessing metrics to drive judicious decision-making and fuel perpetual improvement.
- Master the application of metrics-driven strategies to augment team collaboration, amplify productivity, and elevate project outcomes.
- Value Metrics:
- Understanding the significance of measuring value delivered to customers.
- Exploration of metrics like ROI (Return on Investment), NPV (Net Present Value), and Customer Satisfaction Scores.
- Aligning value metrics with business objectives and strategic goals.
- Leveraging value metrics to prioritize and optimize user stories.
- Sprint Readiness Metrics:
- Defining readiness criteria for user stories and tasks before sprint planning.
- Examining metrics to gauge the percentage of ready user stories per sprint.
- Tracking readiness-related delays and their impact on sprint commitments.
- Utilizing readiness metrics to enhance collaboration and communication.
- Backlog Health Metrics:
- Assessing the quality and readiness of items in the product backlog.
- Measuring metrics such as story aging, stale items, and fluctuating priorities.
- Analyzing backlog metrics to maintain a healthy and manageable backlog.
- Using backlog health metrics to ensure consistent value delivery.
- Flow Metrics:
- Exploring metrics that illustrate the flow of work through the development process.
- Introduction to lead time, cycle time, and throughput as key flow metrics.
- Tracking and visualizing flow metrics on cumulative flow diagrams.
- Interpreting flow metrics to identify bottlenecks and optimize process efficiency.
- Scrum Metrics:
- Unveiling metrics tailored to Scrum framework practices.
- Metrics for sprint execution, such as velocity and sprint burndown charts.
- Tracking team capacity, sprint commitment, and sprint success rate.
- Leveraging Scrum metrics to fine-tune sprint planning and retrospectives.
- Kanban Metrics:
- Understanding metrics suited for Kanban’s continuous flow approach.
- Introduction to WIP (Work in Progress) limits and its impact on flow.
- Monitoring lead time distribution and the flow efficiency of work items.
- Employing Kanban metrics to optimize workflow and limit work-in-progress.
WHY YOU SHOULD become A SAFE® AGILIST?
Nurturing Lean-Agile Mindsets
Nurturing Lean-Agile Mindsets
As an Agile Metrics practitioner, you’ll nurture an Agile mindset by understanding the sanctity of empirical data, embracing transparency, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
By engaging in data-driven conversations, effecting informed decisions based on metrics, and contributing to a dynamic environment that thrives on feedback and learning, you’ll epitomize the essence of agility.
Who will benefit from attending this course
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, fundamental grasp of Agile principles and methodologies is beneficial
Who will benefit?
- Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches.
- Product Owners and Project Managers.
- Team Leads and Development Team Members.
- Any individual eager to amplify their Agile practices through metrics.
What will attendees get as part of this course
What you get?
- Profound knowledge of Agile metrics and their far-reaching applications.
- Proficiency in measuring, analyzing, and interpreting pivotal metrics.
- Comprehensive course materials, resources, and engaging hands-on exercises.
- A tangible Certificate of Completion for the “Agile Metrics” course.
What does the certification include?
Upon successful course completion, you’ll be bestowed with a certification, validating your adeptness in assimilating, utilizing, and implementing Agile metrics to catalyze project performance.
This certification stands as a testament to your prowess in data-driven decision-making and relentless pursuit of improvement.
Professional Development Units & Scrum Education Units
PDU's and SEU's
Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
Attendees may be eligible to apply for 7 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.
Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.
The certification achieved through this course requires no annual renewal. However, we recommend practitioners remain abreast of the latest advancements and best practices in the domain of Agile metrics.