Delivering Products Using Azure DevOps and Scrum Training

  • Learn via: Classroom
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: From €4,485+VAT
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This threeday course will help take your team and product to the next level. Using a combination of lecture, demonstrations, handson activities, and teambased exercises, attendees will experience how to deliver software using the Scrum framework and the corresponding tools and practices in Azure DevOps and Visual Studio.

Target Audience

This course is intended for Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, coders, programmers, testers, architects, business analysts, team leaders, managers, and anyone else who wants to improve their software and the way their software is delivered. Both technical and non-technical people will benefit from the many discussions and hands-on activities.

Having some project management and software development experience, either as a team member or as a project manager, is preferred. Experience with Agile software development, Scrum and Visual Studio are helpful, but not required. Attendees should read and be familiar with the Scrum Guide prior to attending class.

Module 1: The Scrum Framework

The Scrum framework

Empiricism, inspection, adaptation, transparency

Scrum accountabilities, events, and artifacts

The Scrum Values

Module 2: Scrum in Action

Refining the Product Backlog

Planning a Sprint

Planning and executing work

Conducting a Sprint Review

Conducting a Sprint Retrospective

Module 3: Adopting Scrum

Changing organizational culture

Adoption blockers and common issues

Dysfunction case studies

Module 4: Azure DevOps

Azure DevOps overview

Creating a custom Professional Scrum process

Planning and creating an Azure DevOps project

Configuring security, areas, and Sprints

Socializing the development effort

Mapping Scrum to a Azure DevOps project

Module 5: The Product Backlog

Introduction to Azure Boards

Creating and managing the Product Backlog

PBI and Bug work item types

Tracking business value and size (effort)

Tagging, querying, and charting work items

Customizing and using the Kanban board

Implementing a definition of “Ready”

Using Epic and Feature level backlogs

Mapping work items to portfolio backlogs

Using Excel to manage the Product Backlog

Understanding and leveraging stakeholder access

Using SpecMap to create a story map

Module 6: Planning and Managing a Sprint

Using the forecasting tool

Planning the forecasted work in the Sprint

Representing the Sprint plan with work items

Assessing progress during the Sprint

Using the Burndown, CFD, and other analytics

Using the Sprint Goal, Definition of Done, and Retrospective extensions

Module 7: Collaborating as a Team

Pairing, swarming, mobbing, and other practices

Creating and maintaining a wiki

Using pull requests to review code

Requesting and collecting stakeholder feedback

Using the Test and Feedback extension

Collaborating using Visual Studio Live Share

Module 8: Agile Software Testing

Agile testing principles and practices

Introduction to Azure Test Plans

Development, acceptance, and exploratory tests

Creating a test plan, test suites, and test cases

Testing web and desktop applications

Performing exploratory testing

Module 9: Agile Software Development

Introduction to Azure Repos and Azure Pipelines

Git overview and workflow

Unit testing & Test-Driven Development (TDD)

Automated build and release using Azure Pipelines

Practicing Continuous Integration (CI)

Practicing Continuous Delivery (CD)

Module 10: Reporting

Agile metrics that matter

Configuring alerts and notifications

Using the Microsoft Analytics service

Ad-hoc reporting using Excel and Power BI

Querying data using the OData feed and REST API



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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
27 June 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
3 Days
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11 July 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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17 July 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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24 July 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
3 Days
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10 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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14 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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13 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
3 Days
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17 August 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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