Agile Transformation: The Big Picture

The way we structure our project teams, and think about the work we do together, can’t remain stuck in the past if we want to create the future. In this course, you'll learn how Agile principles can help you revolutionize your project initiatives.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 24, 2020
Duration
1h 39m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 24, 2020
Duration
1h 39m
Description

Projects create new value, allow organizations to extend their reach, and empower teams to make customer dreams a reality, but the way we structure our project teams and think about the work we do together can’t remain stuck in the past if we want to create the future. In this course, Agile Transformation: The Big Picture, you'll learn how adopting an Agile mindset can allow your team and organization to radically improve your ability to foment positive change. First, you'll discover the secret to successful projects and how we can leverage change to our advantage using Agile methods. Next, you'll explore how to deliver value incrementally to customers, and how to create a sustainable cadence and ideal environment in which Agile teams can flourish. Finally, you'll learn what characteristics high performance teams and leaders in Agile environments exhibit. When you're finished with this course, you’ll understand why Agile matters, what Agile means, and how you can adapt Agile methods to your organization.

About the author
About the author

Casey has experience leading projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in many fields, including healthcare, digital media, mobile app development and education. He's always in pursuit of new knowledge and loves to share what he learns along the way with others. To inquire about speaking engagements or consulting opportunities, and to learn more about his other ventures, visit http://CaseyAyers.com

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Casey Ayers, and welcome my course, Agile Transformation: The Big Picture. In this course, we'll explore how adopting an agile mindset can allow your team and organization to radically improve your ability to foment positive change. You'll learn the secret to successful projects and how we can leverage change to our advantage using agile methods, how to deliver value incrementally to customers, how to create a sustainable cadence and ideal environment in which agile teams can flourish, and what characteristics high‑performance teams and leaders in agile environments exhibit. By the end of this course, you'll understand why agile matters, what agile means, and how you can adapt agile methods to your organization. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with some of the principles of project management in general in order to better relate to the material we'll discuss. This course is the first course in two different series, covering agile transformation from the perspective of organizational leaders and project team members. It can also help you earn continuing education credits toward project management certifications, like the PMP, and is a great resource for you, even if you're just looking to learn the basics of agile project management. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how you can revolutionize your organization's project initiatives with Agile Transformation: The Big Picture here, at Pluralsite.