Workshop: "Agile Requirements: Collaborating to Define and Confirm Needs"

Track: TRAINING: AGILE THURSDAY / Time: Thursday 09:00 - 16:00 / Location: Trifork 1

Requirements are the basis for delivering business value on agile projects. In this interactive workshop, expert and agile coach Ellen Gottesdiener teaches you the skills you need to define and confirm customer needs so you can successfully build your product using agile requirements practices. You will learn: The key practices of agile requirements How to identify and split minimally marketable features (MMFs) or epics into right?sized stories To define concise user stories that form the basis for development and delivery How to unambiguously define acceptance criteria (“doneness”) for stories Ways to identify and explore the three types of nonfunctional requirements your agile project must deliver.
Keywords: Agile, requirements, MMF, user stories, stories, user story, story, product roadmap, acceptance criteria, done, release, MMF, iteration, user acceptance tests
Target Audience: Product owners, customers and users, scrum masters/project leaders/facilitators, business analysts, subject matter experts, data analysts, data architects and administrators, developers and designers, user interface/experience experts, agile project advisers, and coaches - anyone who is involved in defining, discovering, analyzing, verifying, validating, and specifying business needs and translating them into working software.

Ellen Gottesdiener, An internationally recognized agile coach and trainer

Ellen Gottesdiener

Biography: Ellen Gottesdiener

Principal Consultant and Founder Ellen Gottesdiener is an internationally recognized facilitator, coach, trainer, author, speaker, and expert on requirements development, product chartering, retrospectives, agile requirements, and collaborative workshops. As an agile coach and trainer, Ellen helps teams elicit, analyze, and deliver "just enough", "just in time" requirements to achieve product goals. Ellen delivers training, facilitation, and consulting services globally. 

Author of two acclaimed books (Requirements by Collaboration and The Software Requirements Memory Jogger), Ellen delivers training, facilitation, and consulting services globally; speaks at industry conferences; writes articles, blogs, and tweets; and is an IIBA (BABOK™) expert reviewer and contributor to the (in progress) agile-Extension.  

Software passion: I’m passionate about business and technical teams collaborating to build the right product at the right time; about requirements-driven planning, using retrospectives continually to transparently improve product and process; and about the never-ending journey of learning and discovery that is our life and work.