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The Certified LeSS Practitioner Course with Craig Larman | NYC

Adventures with Agile

Wednesday, 6 April 2016 at 09:00 - Friday, 8 April 2016 at 17:00 (EDT)

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Learn with Craig Larman—the co-creator of LeSS—
in this 3-day highly-participative course.

 

Participants (senior managers, agile coaches, ...) get a thorough understanding of LeSS, Large-Scale Scrum, for scaling agile development to many teams working together on one product. In-depth, we explore adoption, new organizational design, systems thinking & optimization, the role of management, and very concretely how to work together in a Sprint at scale in terms of coordination, architecture, planning, and much more.

 

Bonus: Each day there is an in-depth Q&A clinic with Craig Larman, based on his long experience with LeSS adoptions.

 

In addition to course material, each participant will also receive 3 books on LeSS: 

  • Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS

  • Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite & Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum

  • Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum

  

Course Agenda:

 

LeSS Overview

  • LeSS principles, framework, guides, experiments
  • two LeSS frameworks: basic & LeSS Huge
  • learning resources

 

Adoption

  • pre-adoption: building interest

  • the adoption guides

  • 3 principles

  • getting started

  • scope of first adoption

  • stories of LeSS adoptions


Local Optimization & System Optimization

  • local versus global optimization

  • local optimization in planning

  • local optimization in in analysis & design

  • local optimization in in programming & technology

  

Adoption: Organizing by Customer Value

  • towards global optimization: multiple feature teams on one product

  • adoption & organizational design implications of feature teams

  • 3 types of development

  • where is the Product Owner?

  • discovering/defining your product scope in LeSS

  • incremental change: feature-team adoption mapping

 

Why LeSS?

  • shu-ha-ri and frameworks

  • empirical process control

  • why "More with LeSS"?

  • systems optimization

  • occupational psychology

  • lean thinking & value-driven

 

LeSS Sprint

  • preparation meetings before first Sprint

  • Sprint Planning with many teams

  • coordination & integration: from communities to architecture

  • scaling Product Backlog Refinement

  • scaling the Sprint Review & Retrospective

  • multisite

 

Done & Undone in LeSS 

  • perfect and imperfect Done

  • improvement, organizational design, and Done

  • handling Undone

  • shipping and DevOps

 

LeSS Rules

  • rules for smaller LeSS framework

  • rules for LeSS Huge

 

LeSS Huge Framework

  • Requirement Areas

  • Area Product Owners

  • role of Overall Product Owner

  • Area Backlogs

  • adoption


More LeSS Principles

  • systems thinking and causal-loop modeling

  • whole-product focus

  • lean thinking

  • queuing theory

 

LeSS Roles

  • Managers in a LeSS organization

  • ScrumMasters at scale

  • Product Owner in LeSS

 

In-Depth Special Topics: A Deep-Dive Q&A Clinic

Although there are some constants in a LeSS adoption, there are many variations, due to myriad contexts. And there are many special-topic questions that participants have, usually variations of “When scaling Scrum, how do we…?” These questions range from “contracts to career path.” Therefore, a full half-day to day of this course is dedicated to a structured Q&A session that works through a group-prioritized list of burning issues and questions. Craig Larman, drawing on his many years of experience of actual LeSS adoptions, will dialog and explore solutions with the group.

 

After Course Completion...

All participants will be a Certified LeSS Practitioner and will get an account on less.works. Here they can find additional information about LeSS, share course information and stay in contact with the other course participants.

 

About Craig Larman

Craig has been named one of the top 20 Agile influencers of all time, and is the author of several books on scaling lean & agile development with LeSS.

 

Craig was one of the first Certified Scrum Trainers, and helped kick off the Agile movement, especially with his 2003 book “Agile & Iterative Development: A Manager’s Guide”.

 

Craig Larman

 

Scrum Alliance Endorsed Group

 

You will be eligible for 24 SEU points from the Scrum Alliance by taking this course.


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Do you have questions about The Certified LeSS Practitioner Course with Craig Larman | NYC? Contact Adventures with Agile

When & Where


NYC Seminar and Conference Centre
Training Room 1
71 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010

Wednesday, 6 April 2016 at 09:00 - Friday, 8 April 2016 at 17:00 (EDT)


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