Agile BI: Value-Driven Data Warehousing and BI Training

  • Learn via: Classroom / Virtual Classroom / Online
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Price: Please contact for booking options
We can host this training at your preferred location. Contact us!

This introduction to agile for DW/BI teams aligns agile values and principles with BI/DW delivery; reviews both iterative (Scrum) and flow-based (Kanban) methods; and clarifies roles, responsibilities, and relationships in the agile BI/DW project community. The class also provides guidelines, examples, and practice on how to write and slice effective agile BI/DW requirements into effective user stories.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

  • Data warehouse and BI project managers
  • Directors and leaders
  • Architects, designers, developers, and administrators
  • Testers
  • Business intelligence practitioners
  • Business analysts and product owners

  • Story point estimation
  • Story prioritization techniques
  • Product backlog grooming
  • Capacity-based planning
  • Story conferencing
  • Sprint backlog creation and commitment
  • Team roles and responsibilities
  • Team self-organization and self-management
  • Kanban and scrum
  • Feature showcase practices
  • Retrospectives for continuous learning and improvement
  • Writing good BI/DW user requirements/stories
  • Slicing epics into smaller stories

1. Introduction

  • Agile Overview
  • Agile Manifesto Exercise

2. How Scrum Works

  • Scrum Overview
  • Product Backlog Prioritization
  • Product Backlog Management
  • Story Conferencing
  • Sprint Tracking
  • Capacity-based Planning
  • Daily Scrum
  • Project Monitoring
  • Sprint Showcase
  • Executive Showcase
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Adapt and Close

3. Scrum and Kanban

  • Lean & Agile Principles
  • Scrum Basics vs. Kanban Basics
  • Kanban Example
  • Kanban Metrics
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Limiting WIP
  • Scrum and Kanban Cadence
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Scrum & Kanban Summary
  • Kanban Exercise

4. User Stories

  • Capabilities to Stories
  • User Story Template
  • Well-Written Stories
  • Stories are Not Requirements
  • Architecturally Complete Stories
  • User Story Exercise

5. Story Slicing

  • Epics
  • Slicing Epics
  • Anti-Stories
  • Ridiculously Thin-Slicing
  • This-Slicing Points in the DW/BI Architecture
  • Story Slicing Exercise

6. Relative Estimating

  • Agile Estimating & Conventional Estimating
  • Absolute vs. Relative Estimating
  • T-Shirt Sizing
  • Story Point Estimating
  • Estimating Poker

7. Building Project Community

  • The Agile Project Community
  • Self-Managing and Self-Organizing Teams
  • Shared Values: Team Working Agreements
  • Honoring Commitments
  • Visual Controls
  • Agile Roles


Contact us for more detail about our trainings and for all other enquiries!

Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

Classroom / Virtual Classroom
22 July 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
08 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
10 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
21 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
27 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
06 October 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
09 October 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
Classroom / Virtual Classroom
12 October 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
1 Day
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