Agile Training

Pierson’s Agile Training builds strong team member skills in agile lean requirements gathering methods, effective sprint planning and estimating. The seminar focus is on:

  • How to perform project initiation in order to identify the agile project goals, epics and functional requirements using epic user stories and the initial product backlog
  • Requirements gathering and sprint planning to identify the user stories, write the user stories, estimate using story points, create and estimate the sprint backlog to plan the sprint
  • Understanding the scrum fundamentals- roles, process, artifacts and scrum meetings

Practical exercises for conducting agile lean requirements workshops using business models and user stories. The training provides case study exercises to practice the agile concepts and techniques taught in class.  A simulation using a real life case study can be provided to practice the agile approaches and scrum practices.  The training is provided both face-to-face on-site or a live virtual instructor led format.

Agile Training

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Agile Training On-Site

Agile Training for BAs & Product Owners – The workshop provides training in scrum fundamentals, how to identify the project goals, epics, build product backlogs, write user stories, estimate and perform sprint planning.  An agile project simulation is included.

Agile Training Virtual Live Classroom

Virtual Agile Training for BAs & Product Owners
The Agile Training focuses on the project team skill set needed to successfully participate in Agile Projects.  The workshop provides training in collaboration  techniques for project initiation, agile requirements gathering and sprint planning.  The class focuses on the Scrum concepts, meetings and artifacts.  How to define the epics, user stories, backlogs, estimating and sprint planning using sprint backlogs.

Virtual Agile Training Schedule

Virtual Agile Training for BAs & Product Owners  September 18 – 20, 2017
How to gather agile requirements and use collaboration techniques for Agile Projects using epics and user stories.  The class focuses on the Scrum roles, process, artifacts and meetings including conducting Scrum meetings, Grooming sessions, building a backlogs, estimating and sprint planning using the sprint backlog.

Success Stories

Lysa Cushing, Microsoft

I would highly recommend the Pierson Requirements Group

— Lysa Cushing, Microsoft

Natalie Ehrenreich, AT&T

As a business analyst, I thought that Joy provided a lot of useful tools to utilize during requirements gathering in an agile environment.  I also thought that the hands on exercises were very helpful…

— Natalie Ehrenreich, AT&T

Jeffrey Manhardt, M&T Bank

… this training laid the foundation for best practices that were recently audited and found to be the best my company has on record!

— Jeffrey Manhardt, M&T Bank

BA Project Summit, CNA Insurance

Requirements Gathering:  From Chaos to Excellence.

— BA Project Summit, CNA Insurance

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Pierson Requirements Group Inc.

Pierson Requirements Group, Inc.
8 Palmetto Drive
Stuart, FL Headquarters

Chicago, IL Office

Fax: 772-266-4432
Phone: 772-266-4331

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