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Practicing Kanban Using Azure Boards Training

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Course Overview

All software development teams have a desire to increase their flow and throughput. With the powerful combination of Kanban and Azure Boards, they can do just that. This one day course will introduce Kanban and demonstrate how an agile team can configure and use Azure Boards to effectively practice Kanban, achieve flow, and begin improving throughput and predictability. To maximize learning, students will work in teams, in a common team project, on a common case study.

Public training:
£449
Corporate rates staring at:
£4,900
For up to 12 students.
GBP: (£)

Our Advocates Program allows you to gain up to 15% for each referral as a credit towards future classes! This compound so you can add it up.

Our Retraining Program provides favourable payment plans for those not currently working.

We want to support the world and provide access for everyone. Based on your socioeconomic region around the world you can get a rate for our services that meets your ability to pay. This applies to both corporate and consumer rates.

  • Primary – Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States.
  • Secondary – All countries not listed as primary.
  • Tertiary – Africa & India.
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Course Schedule

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There are currently no public classes scheduled! Check the course schedule for all available classes or contact us for private classes.

Public Courses ONLINE / In-Person All our trainers are PST’s, PKT’s, and Microsoft MVP’s
£449
per participant
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Private Corporate Training ONLINE / In-Person All our trainers are PST’s, PKT’s, and Microsoft MVP’s
£4,750
For up to 12 participants
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Course Learning Objectives

This course contains several modules, progressively explaining Kanban’s principles and practices and how to use Azure Boards to support them. 1. INTRODUCTION TO KANBAN – Kanban overview – Kanban core practices – Kanban support in Azure Boards – Configuring an Azure DevOps project – Managing a product backlog – Hands-on 2. VISUALIZING THE WORKFLOW – Kanboard board overview – Kanban board vs. a backlog – Kanban board vs. a taskboard – Defining the workflow – Making policies explicit – Definition of “Done” – Defining classes of service (swimlanes) – Defining task checklists and inline tests – Filtering the board – Keyboard shortcuts – Hands-on 3. LIMITING WIP – Work in Progress (WIP) overview – Visualizing WIP limits – Creating a pull system – Splitting columns into “doing” and “done” – Challenges with limiting WIP – Bottlenecks – Hands-on 4. MANAGING FOR FLOW – Flow-based metrics – Cycle time vs. lead time – Little’s Law – Flow-based analytics – Cumulative Flow Diagrams – Scatterplots – ActionableAgile Analytics – Monte Carlo simulation – Achieving flow and predictability – Hands-on

Who should attend

This course is appropriate for all members of a software development team, especially those who are actively involved with creating and refining a product backlog as well as planning and executing the work. This course will also provide value for individuals outside the development team (managers, Scrum Masters, coaches, and other stakeholders) who are interested in establishing and improving flow for their team. Even teams currently practicing Scrum should consider attending this course, as Kanban is a great complementary practice for managing and improving their flow.

Before Attending you should

For more information, read the Kanban guide for Scrum Teams.

Assessments & Certification

There is no assessment for this workshop.

More Details

Course Designer

This course was designed by Richard Hundhausen, Microsoft’s first Visual Studio ALM/DevOps MVP, Professional Scrum Trainer, and an experienced software developer.

Why naked Agility with Martin Hinshelwood?

naked Agility Limited is a professional company, registered in Scotland, that offers training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitation to help people and teams evolve, integrate, and continuously improve.

We recognise the positive impact that a happy AND motivated workforce, that has a purpose, has on client experience. We help change mindsets towards a people-first culture where everyone encourages others to learn and grow. The resulting divergent thinking leads to many different ideas and opportunities for the success of the organisation.

  •  Practical experience & Stories! I have been delivering software for 20 years, Microsoft MVP in DevOps for 13 years, and a Professional Scrum Trainer for 11 years!
  • 1-hour Coaching Session – a 1-hour remote coaching session with your trainer to help you integrate concepts into your context (at a mutually agreeable time following the course)
  • 30 Minute Assessment Review – Regardless of outcome get additional 1-on-1 help to focus your learning.
  • Advocates Program – Advocates gain up to £200 for each referral towards future classes.
  • Retraining Program – Favourable payment plans for those not working.
  • Online Community – Membership to The League of Extraordinary Lean-Agile Pratitionars community.  You will be invited to a Mighty Networks community with all of our past students, as well as a private area for your class. Share challenges, content, and ideas with folks that have been through the same training as you.
  • Dynamic Prices based on your part of the world!

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We believe that every organisation deserves usable software on a regular cadence that delivers the highest possible value. Organisations are complex systems. They evolve over time and the current ways of working are a result of this evolution. We help an entire organization focus on value delivery and agree to new norms. 

By reducing bureaucracy and command and control management, we believe that everyone will take responsibility for achieving the organisation’s goals. Our tailored blend of training, coaching and mentoring, gives people the opportunity to learn and develop, making the organisation, and its clients, successful.

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What We Do

On an evolution towards agility and becoming a great organisation, it is your people that will determine your success. We help the entire organisation agree on methods, goals and cultural values that will enable you to adopt a product-first approach.

We have learned from the success and failure of different organisations and their experiences of introducing an agile mindset. We want to help you transition to a world within which you can delight your clients.

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Our Customers

  • 2021 – Genus Breeding Ltd, CR2, Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG), Royal Air Force
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OUR TEAM

We believe that every company deserves high quality software delivered on a regular cadence that meets its customers needs. Our goal is to help you reduce your cycle time, improve your time to market, and minimise any organisational friction in achieving your goals.

naked Agility Limited is a professional company that offers training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitation to help people and teams evolve, integrate, and continuously improve.

We recognise the positive impact that a happy AND motivated workforce, that has purpose, has on client experience. We help change mindsets towards a people-first culture where everyone encourages others to learn and grow. The resulting divergent thinking leads to many different ideas and opportunities for the success of the organisation.