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Mastering the Product Backlog
5/18/2012 12:00:00 AM Pichler Consulting Limited 15Hatfields 15 Hatfields London SE1 8DJ United Kingdom 51.5067811 -0.107101 £650 plus VAT


Pichler Consulting Limited


  • Course

    Date: 18 May, 2012
    Location: London, United Kingdom

    Regular Price: £650 plus VAT

    This advanced training course teaches practical techniques to master the product backlog. If you work as a product owner or team member in Scrum or Kanban and want to get better at using your backlog, then this course is for you. "An excellent, well structured course," says Antony Spilman, programme manager at Aveva.

    This course is also available for onsite delivery. For more details, please contact Pichler Consulting.

  • Details

    Date: 18 May, 2012
    Location: London, United Kingdom

    15 Hatfields
    London, SE1 8DJ United Kingdom

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    Regular Price: £650 plus VAT


    Certified Scrum Product Owners and ScrumMasters: £500 plus VAT

    Group discount: 10% off regular price for attendees from the same company

    The course starts at 9 am and finishes at 5 pm.

    You can pay the fee by wire transfer or cheque.

    Prerequisite: The participants should have a working knowledge of Scrum or Kanban.

  • Agenda

    The Product Backlog and its Qualities

    • The product backlog and its desirable characteristics
    • Experimentation, user feedback, learning, and emergence
    • Product backlog do's and don'ts


    User Stories, Constraints, Sketches, and Models

    • Writing great user stories: epics, stories, and acceptance criteria
    • Describing operational qualities as constraints
    • Capturing user interface requirements as sketches
    • Creating lightweight models and integrating them into the backlog


    The Product Backlog Board

    • Organising and visualising the product backlog content effectively
    • Working with backlog areas: story, constraint, and model area
    • Captuing the desired user experience
    • Connecting the product backlog, the sprint backlog, and the Kanban board


    Product Backlog Grooming

    • Analysing and integrating the user feedback
    • Deciding what to build next
    • Deriving user stories from epics and getting them “ready”
    • Creating the user interface design
    • Techniques for grooming the backlog collaboratively


    Complex Products and Multiple Teams

    • Working with complex products
    • Dealing with several teams working with the same backlog
    • Using the backlog with virtual and distributed teams
  • Who Should Attend
    • Product managers and product owners
    • Business analysts
    • Requirements engineers
    • ScrumMasters, coaches, and team members who would like to deepen their understanding of the product backlog


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