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Agile Explained

by Matthew Pizzi

See how Agile techniques improve business value by providing lightweight flexible practices to understand, define and structure projects, build collaborative teams and deliver better results.

What you'll learn

The term “Agile” is everywhere—but it’s often misunderstood. In this short course, you’ll quickly cover what “Agile” actually means—and not just for software development, but how it helps across all kinds of projects. We’ll cover the background and where Agile principles came from, make sense of the Agile Manifesto, and explore frameworks often used in the implementation of successful projects, like Scrum and Kanban.

About the author

Matthew Pizzi is currently the Director of Product, Academy at Contentstack, where he spearheads the development of learning experiences that enhances how customers engage with Contentstack’s industry-leading composable CMS. His expertise in ed-tech leadership started by founding Train Simple, a leader in education for Adobe products and web technologies. Following the acquisition of Train Simple by Pluralsight in 2016, Matt played a pivotal role in overseeing key domains to further skills devel... more

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