This is a hands-on course on implementing the Business Analysis function on an agile project. Working through a case study, you'll gain a practical understanding of where the Business Analysis function fits into agile and Scrum and the value Business Analysis brings to the team and the business. You'll learn how to use your BA skills to shepherd an initiative from the strategic business level down to the 'weeds' of requirements trawling and analysis while keeping the team focused on business value. By the end of this course, you'll have gained practical experience applying the BA function over the course of an agile project to have a more satisfying and productive engagement with the business, while staging the analysis so that the right questions are asked at the right time.
In this course, you will learn how tperform 'just in time', 'just barely enough' Business Analysis on an agile project in order tincrementally develop a comprehensive understanding of business goals and requirements. As you and your team work through a case study project, you'll gain practical experience in how tleverage the BA function and toolkit thelp teams overcome some of the most vexing issues that confront agile teams today, including: how thelp business owners overcome 'prioritization phobia' by guiding them towards an MVP approach tdevelopment; how ttrack dependencies between requirements and development teams; how and when tunbundle epics intmanageable User Stories; when t'bend' agile principles; how tapply UML 2.0; how tcoordinate development across multiple teams and how tmanage supplementary requirements such as non-functional requirements and constraints. You will alslearn when and how tcreate persistent requirements documentation for communication with non-agile teams and for use after the project is over.