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Developing SharePoint Solutions with Agile

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Learn how to apply core agile software development practices to SharePoint in this interactive 3-day course. From gaining stakeholder buy in, to facilitating requirements, design, and build using joint application development (JAD)/rapid application development (RAD) sessions, planning migration, managing quality, and developing training and communication, you’ll develop the skills you need to deliver successful SharePoint applications. Practical and realistic hands-on exercises and activities will allow you to master an agile approach to SharePoint development and enhance your core business analyst skills. Working in groups, you and your peers will role play to develop a SharePoint application for a “case study” line of business department, from requirements to go live.

 

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Class Description

Master the principles and practice of an agile approach to SharePoint development to improve how your organization leverages SharePoint and your own business analyst skills.

Learn how to apply core agile software development practices to SharePoint in this interactive 3-day course. From gaining stakeholder buy in, to facilitating requirements, design, and build using joint application development (JAD)/rapid application development (RAD) sessions, planning migration, managing quality, and developing training and communication, you’ll develop the skills you need to deliver successful SharePoint applications. Practical and realistic hands-on exercises and activities will allow you to master an agile approach to SharePoint development and enhance your core business analyst skills. Working in groups, you and your peers will role play to develop a SharePoint application for a “case study” line of business department, from requirements to go live.

 
Top 10 Reasons to Take This Course:

  1. Push past a SharePoint business as usual approach to become truly excellent at SharePoint development
  2. Deliver SharePoint applications to the business more effectively and efficiently
  3. Increase SharePoint end user adoption and satisfaction
  4. Foster a leading-edge approach to business analysis and improve how you interface with the business to deliver projects
  5. Bring a JAD/RAD approach to how your organization gathers requirements and builds software
  6. Increase the percentage of IT projects completed on time and within budget
  7. Improve the overall quality of SharePoint applications developed at your organization
  8. Improve the alignment between IT, the business, and key compliance functions (such as records management and legal)
  9. Increase the cooperation between business analysts, quality assurance, developers, and production support during the software development process
  10. As a first step to your organization “going agile”

What You Will Learn:

  • Basic fundamentals of the agile SDLC approach
  • How to facilitate JAD/RAD sessions
  • How to manage the development of SharePoint applications, from requirements gathering through go live and production support
  • Best and worst practices for stakeholder management

Course Outline

I. Course Intro and Overview: What’s Wrong with SharePoint Development?
•What is Agile? A Primer – Agile defined, history and development, major branches
•Overview of Agile SharePoint Development – How the core elements of Agile can be applied to SharePoint development
•Fundamentals of JAD/RAD Facilitation – JAD/RAD 101 to set the stage for applying these methods to SharePoint development

II. Process mapping, triage, and redesign
•Overview: learn everything you need to create a high-level map of business processes, determine whether they can be supported by SharePoint, and redesign them based on SharePoint’s capabilities
•Lab: using a case study drawn from real organizations, work in teams to map business processes, determine which are good candidates for migration to SharePoint, and redesign them to leverage SharePoint capabilities
•Debrief and wrap up

III. Capabilities mapping
•Overview: learn how to map user requirements to SharePoint capabilities and to determine what comes out of the box and what will require customization
•Lab: using a case study drawn from real organizations, work in teams to take the business processes mapped in Part II and map them to SharePoint capabilities
•Debrief and wrap up

IV. System design and testing
•Overview: learn how to facilitate the design and testing of SharePoint applications using agile methods
•Debrief and wrap up

V. Migration planning
•Overview: learn how to facilitate the planning for content migration to SharePoint applications
•Lab: using a case study drawn from real organizations, work in teams to develop plans for migrating content associated with the processes mapped in Parts II and III
•Debrief and wrap up

VI. Communication and training
•Overview: learn how to facilitate the planning for training and communication required to successfully stand up SharePoint applications
•Lab: using a case study drawn from real organizations, work in teams to develop training and communication plans for implementing SharePoint applications with agile methods
•Debrief and wrap up

VII. Go-live planning and support
•Overview: learn how to facilitate go-live and support planning required to successfully stand up SharePoint applications
•Lab: using a case study drawn from real organizations, work in teams to develop go-live and support plans for implementing SharePoint applications with agile methods
•Debrief and wrap up

Who Should Attend?

Who Should Take This Course

•BAs who want to take their skills to the next level by mastering JAD/RAD principles
•BAs who want to evolve their ability to deliver value to the business on SharePoint
•Developers who want to learn how to excel in an Agile context
•Developers who want to learn how to deliver SharePoint more meaningfully to the business

Prerequisites

•No prior experience with SharePoint or agile methodologies is required for this course
•Open to students who are currently working as business analysts or SharePoint developers, or to any student who wants to learn more about an agile approach to delivering SharePoint applications

Additional Info

Class Length

3 Days

Class Locations

Live Virtual Class-Attend from Anywhere

Class Dates

Dec 09, 2015 thru Dec 11, 2015

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Course registration information:

All courses carry Project Consult’s Guarantee of 100% Satisfaction: 
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Payment is required at time of registration. Approved forms of payment include a company purchase order, PayPal, or credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Courses are available as onsite training: 
All courses are available as onsite training at your location. On-site options can be very cost effective.

Course Hours:
This course begins promptly at 8:30 AM and ends at 4:30 PM, unless otherwise noted on the course page or in email notifications. Please arrive at 8:00 AM on the first morning of class to sign-in and meet your fellow attendees.

Shipping of Course Materials:
In an effort to reduce paper waste, course materials for live-online sessions will be digital. You will recieve information on how to obtain your course materials in your confirmation email.

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In certain situations, Project Consults may not have the required enrollment to hold a course as scheduled. We do our best to confirm every class, but our main mission is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to have a positive impact on their work performance. Based on this, should there be a cancellation for a class you are enrolled in, Project Consults will proactively automatically enroll you into the next available live, online session of the same course to provide you with the knowledge you originally needed. You will be notified during this process and have the ability to work with an Project Consults representative regarding alternate options if you are unable to attend the new session.

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If you are unable to attend your scheduled training class, please contact us directly at 469-424-1084. We require a 16 calendar day notice to reschedule or to cancel any registration (and receive refund for payment). Failure to provide the required notification will result in a 100% charge of the course fee. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without prior notification, or contacts us to cancel within the notification window, the student will have the option to pay a $200 reschedule fee to attend one of the live, online sessions of the PMP Boot Camp. Within the notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted.

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