No, nothing is further from the truth. In Agile you plan and document all the time, but you keep it lean. You do it quickly and efficiently. You don’t write 50 page documents that nobody is going to read. If you write something you keep it short and simple. You […]
Do I have to stick to the book? e.g. Do I really need to meet with my team daily for 15 mins (the “Stand-Up”)?
Nobody can force you. That is entirely up to you. Agile as a methodology encourages you to do so, and that’s the theory. But let’s take this to the real world. We all know that practice varies from theory. Say for example you are working on 10 projects at the […]
What is the best way to start doing Agile?
Finish this course and then start an Agile project. Like anything else, practice, practice, practice. It’s not hard and you will enjoy working with Agile. Like anything new it might seem different at the beginning and maybe even weird, but over time you will get the hang of it and […]
Can you provide an example of a company that offers Agile certifications? I would prefer something more “formal” like the PMI.
Sure, there are many. Depending on the country you reside in, you will find different options. In Australia, Asia, Europe and the U.S. an example is Rally. Here are other examples of companies providing Agile certifications: the PMI itself the ScrumAlliance Scrum.org APMG International and CollabNet But feel free to […]
Is there an equivalent to the PMI (Project Management Institute) for Agile?
No, not really. There are many companies offering “Agile certifications” and they charge from $500 up to thousands of dollars to teach you pretty much what you will learn in this course. Yes, trust me. I have been in many Agile training’s, with different companies in different countries. They might […]
How can I get Agile certified?
Easy, take this course and download your certificate 🙂 You can even add this to your CV, just put it under “Professional Development” add the title of the course (Agile Crash Course), the year of completion and where you obtained your certification, in this case Udemy. If a company asks you […]
Does Agile equate to Scrum? Are they equal or the same thing?
Technically no, in reality yes. Allow me to clarify this, Scrum is one of many Agile methodologies, but Scrum is the most popular and widely used of all Agile methodologies. Hence, when people are talking about “Agile” they are generally referring to Scrum. Most people don’t even know there are […]
Is Agile only for Developers and Project Managers?
No, it isn’t. Agile is for anyone and for everyone. There are people from different roles, countries, regions, industries, etc. applying Agile in their projects. Want to learn more about Agile? Read this EBOOK, listen to this AUDIOBOOK or enroll in this COURSE
What is Agile?
Agile is an iterative process in which you deliver value through a basic solution and then enhance it over time. You deliver quickly and you deliver often. And throughout the whole process you have constant communication and interaction with your customer to ensure he is happy with every product release. […]
What does MVP stand for?
MVP stands for Minimum Viable Product. It basically means keep it simple!!! Don’t build a Ferrari if all you need is a skateboard! A lot of times people over complicate things in projects and sometimes end up in never ending cycles of finding the “perfect” solution, or building the “perfect” app […]