Project Description

AgileDS Training

  • Date – see public schedule

  • Duration – 3+1 Days

  • Price – see schedule
  • Location – public or in-house, in-person or online

  • Class size – up to 12 in-person or 8 online

AgileDSAgile Digital Services

Organizations of all kinds can no longer afford to ignore or react too slowly to the increasing pace of change that is happening today, particularly in business and public sector environments.

  • Understand the underpinning philosophy, principles and techniques of AgileDS in a project situation
  • Appropriately configure the lifecycle of an AgileDS project to a given scenario
  • Identify and apply popular Agile techniques in a project situation, including MoSCoW prioritisation, user experience, iterative development and timeboxing
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities within an Agile Digital Services project and correctly determine the appropriate personnel
  • Understand the mechanisms for planning, control and governance of an Agile Digital Services project
  • Understand how to test, estimate and measure progress in an Agile Digital Services project
  • Describe the Agile Digital Services approach to managing requirements

Successful AgileDS candidates will understand:

  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Principles
  • Service Lifecycle
  • User Needs and User Experience
  • Requirements
  • Prioritisation
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Planning and Control
  • Agile Governance
  • Sprints
  • Iterative Development
  • Estimating
  • Quality Assurance

It is perhaps more suitable than AgilePM for such people and teams working in a digital space:

  • Any individual or organisation involved in the design, development and delivery of digital services
  • Government and wider public sectors teams required to enable services following the GDS framework
  • Practising and aspiring delivery / project managers
  • IT services suppliers looking to tender for GDS related activities
  • People working in the private sector looking for a robust standard for the design, delivery and evolution of digital services
  • Agile team members working in a digital services environment

Foundation

Simple multiple choice:

  • Around 1530 on day 3
  • 50 questions / 50 marks
  • 25 marks needed to pass – 50%
  • 40 minutes
  • Closed-book

Practitioner

Having successfully passed the Foundation exam delegates can then prepare to sit the Practitioner exam.  This is a complex multiple choice:

  • Around 1330 on day 4
  • 4 multi-part questions per paper
  • 80 marks available / 20 marks per question
  • 40 marks needed to pass – 50%
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Open book handbook

NB: Photo ID is required to take these exams.

The last day will finish by 16:00 after the Practitioner exam.

  • Certificate of Attendence
  • AgileDS handbook
  • AgileDS exam fee
  • Workbook of slides
  • Coffee & refreshments if public course
  • One year free membership of the Agile Business Consortium
  • Public courses will typically run at a central London location
  • In-house courses can be run at your office or a suitable location of your choosing