When: Saturday October 17 9:00am-5:00pm
Where: Virtual Live Instruction
Last date for On-line Registration:
Early Bird - 10/04/2020
Regular - 10/11/2020
Early Bird: PMISV member: $99 Non-PMISV member: $119
Regular: PMISV member: $119 Non-PMISV member: $139
Traditional estimation always seems to lead to cost and time overruns on complex projects. Agile practices, such as scrum, have greatly improved how the work gets done. But the contracts we use and how we initially scope the work haven’t kept pace.
Participants will learn how to bootstrap the agile estimation process so that initial plans and contracts can be created. We’ll explore a variety of contracts that better support agile work. Fear not! This won’t be hours of lecture and slides. The entire workshop will run using scrum. Participants will work together on projects, learning by doing.
The workshop is structured as an agile project, using scrum. The project will have two main deliverables. The first is identifying a better way to estimate work at the very beginning of a project. The second deliverable is finding contracts that support agile projects.
The workshop teaches The Team Estimation Game, created by Steve Bockman. Information about agile contracts is drawn from Contracts For Agile Software Development by Chris Sims, 10 Agile Contracts by Peter Stevens, and other online sources.
After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:
About the Instructor:
Chris Sims is a certified scrum trainer, agile coach, and recovering C++ developer who helps organizations improve their productivity and happiness. Chris is the founder of Agile Learning Labs and the co-author of two best-selling scrum books: The Elements of Scrum and Scrum: a Breathtakingly Brief and Agile Introduction. More of his writing can be found on the Agile Learning Labs blog. Before starting Agile Learning Labs, Chris made a living in roles such as: scrum master, product owner, engineering manager, project manager, software engineer, musician, and auto mechanic.
Project Management Education Hours:
Earn 8 PDUs (Technical - 8)
Meeting Leader: Hanu Malineni
08:30 AM - Sign In and Networking
09:00 AM - Workshop Begins
12:00 PM - Lunch Break
12:30 PM - Workshop Resumes
5:00 PM – Adjourn
|Event End Date||10-17-2020|
|Registration Start Date||08-19-2020|
|Cut off date||10-13-2020|
|Individual Price||Login for early bird registration|