Agile Team Quick Start

The Agile Team Quick Start is a turnkey four week training and coaching engagement that is designed to introduce and accelerate Agile adoption within a software development team.  The offering includes professional PMI certified Agile training for team and executive members,  pre Sprint planning to ensure the first Sprint delivers value, Sprint coaching for three weeks (one week by phone) to answer questions and maintain momentum, Retrospective and the Sprint planning for the second Sprint to ensure success continues after the engagement.

This four week offering will support your team through the key mechanics of preparing and executing an entire Sprint, equipping them with the experience they need to continue to deliver the benefits of iterative development; time to value, time to market, cost, quality and predictability.

Week One
  • Team Agile training using the WFS PMI Certified Agile Boot Camp ( 2 days)– customization available for this training
    • Agile Practices for successful adoption
  • Executive Agile training (2 hours)
    • Agile principles, metrics and how to lead an Agile team
  • Team pre  Sprint planning
    • Grooming the Product Backlog for the highest priority, estimating size, breaking User Stories into smaller pieces, creating the Scrum Board, Burn Up and Burn Down charts
Week Two
  • Sprint mentoring and coaching:
    • Team collaboration and accountability
    • Sprint mechanics
    • Team metrics
    • Support daily Stand- up meetings
    • Answer team questions to reduce anxiety and sustain momentum, keeping  the teams from reverting back to old habits
Week Three
  • One hour daily remote coaching support
    • Coach will attend the daily-stand-up meeting for visibility into team progress
    • On-demand email and telephone support
Week Four
  • Three days coaching to answer questions from team and management to aid in the adoption of the process
  • One day for Demo and Retrospective of past Sprint success and areas for improvement
  • One day to facilitate the Sprint planning meeting  to prepare the team to move forward into the next Sprint
Cost

$25,000

Coaching for additional Sprints is available at a cost of $15,000.  Additional Sprint coaching assumes a two weeks coaching on three week Sprints. Coaching would include:

  •  Team collaboration and accountability
  • Sprint mechanics
  • Team metrics
  • Support daily Stand- up meetings
  • Answer team questions to reduce anxiety and sustain momentum, keeping  the teams from reverting back to old habits
  •  Demo and Retrospective of past Sprint success and areas for improvement
  • Sprint planning meeting to prepare the team to move forward into the next Sprint
Contact

John Munro at 416 505-4756 or jmunro@webfinancialsolutions.com to discuss further.