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Scrum Master, Part 1: Waterfall to Agile

with expert Kevin McManus


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Release date Release date 12/7/2016
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 1h 28m
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Course description

Explore the history of the Waterfall method, a linear software management framework, and discover what projects work well with it. Compare Waterfall to the incremental delivery framework Agile and discover which projects are conducive to each framework. Become familiar with the Agile philosophy, core values, and principles as well as what circumstances Agile shines best in.

Prerequisites

This is an Introduction to the concepts of Scrum.  No Previous knowledge of Scrum or Agile programming is required, but would be helpful.

Meet the expert

Kevin McManus Kevin has 26 years of experience in the IT industry spanning Systems Administration, Software Development, Software Engineering Management, and Technical Training. He is certified through the Scrum Alliance as a ScrumMaster (CSM), Product Owner (CSPO), Developer (CSD), and Professional (CSP); Java Certified Programmer; and Microsoft Certified Trainer. His passion is melding the capabilities of technology with the creativity and ingenuity of highly talented people. He is an agile evangelist and takes a pragmatic and common sense approach to helping organizations be agile.


Course outline



Introduction to Scrum

Waterfall (29:18)
  • Introduction (00:20)
  • The Waterfall Method (01:56)
  • Try This Planning Analogy (02:23)
  • Iterative Development Defined (00:50)
  • The Anatomy of an Iteration (00:23)
  • Iterative Planning (01:03)
  • Waterfall and Iterative Comparison (00:36)
  • So...What's the Difference? (00:41)
  • Executing a Waterfall Project (04:36)
  • Executing an Iterative Project (08:09)
  • Iterative Deep Dive (02:43)
  • Iterative Deep Dive (Cont) (01:53)
  • Summary (03:24)
  • Summary (00:13)
Agile Development (19:44)
  • Introduction (00:20)
  • The Genesis of the Agile Framework (03:07)
  • Agile Values (03:54)
  • Individuals & Interactions (03:14)
  • Working Software (02:12)
  • Customer Collaboration (02:15)
  • Responding to a Change (02:25)
  • Agile Philosophy (01:54)
  • Summary (00:19)
Scrum Intro (09:38)
  • Introduction (00:21)
  • What Is Scrum? (01:59)
  • Scrum Values (03:24)
  • Scrum Principles (01:58)
  • Scrum Framework (01:36)
  • Summary (00:17)
ScrumMaster (10:36)
  • Introduction (00:20)
  • ScrumMaster (00:43)
  • Serving the Product Owner (01:45)
  • Serving the Development Team (02:58)
  • Serving the Organization (02:32)
  • Characteristics of a ScrumMaster (02:01)
  • Summary (00:14)
Product Owner (06:49)
  • Introduction (00:19)
  • Product Owner (03:42)
  • Product Backlog (02:29)
  • Summary (00:17)
Product Team (12:01)
  • Introduction (00:25)
  • The Development Team (02:19)
  • T-Skillset Model (03:16)
  • The Team (01:01)
  • Building High Performing Teams (04:44)
  • Summary (00:13)