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The Agile Practitioner's Guide to Quality and Risk Management

by Casey Ayers

The core value of adopting an agile mindset is found in adapting to changing conditions and evolving needs. Doing so requires effective quality and risk management. This course will help you meet these needs and enhance the value your team generates.

What you'll learn

Teams across a variety of industries and disciplines are racing to adopt agile practices, given the desire to better adapt to changing conditions and evolving needs. Central to this effort is developing an understanding of effective quality and risk management practices, and how they can best be applied in agile settings. In this course, The Agile Practitioner's Guide to Quality and Risk Management, you’ll explore the quality mindset that all effective project leaders should exhibit. First, you’ll learn how to put this mindset into practice through various techniques and visualizations. Next, you’ll discover the principles of effective risk management, and how to apply them through a variety of techniques that can help you gain insight into your team’s performance and greatest challenges. Finally, you’ll learn how the disciplines of risk and quality management are intertwined, and how achieving mastery in these areas will allow you to reach new heights as an agile practitioner. By the end of this course, you’ll gain an appreciation for the centrality of risk and quality management to agile success, and be prepared to better meet customer needs and yield extraordinary value from your team’s efforts.

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About the author

Casey is an entrepreneurial leader with experience managing projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in healthcare, mobile, digital media, online learning, and more. His Pluralsight courses have helped nearly 1,000,000 professionals gain the skills they need to tackle new challenges and earn globally-recognized certifications, including PMP, CBAP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, CompTIA Project+, ICAgile, and more.

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