The Agile Governance Plan Training

This course takes the next step to improve architecture work for Agile projects. Agile presents unique sets of challenges for managing both requirements and stakeholders, requiring responsive and supporting governance. It is a mixture of lectures and exercises providing opportunities to put into practice industry recommended approaches.
Course Details


1 day


"Architecture for Agile Projects" or "The Agile Solution Architecture Program" or similar experience.

Target Audience

Those involved in Agile projects Architects, Software Development Team Leads, Technical leads, Agile team members, Business stakeholders.

Skills Gained

  • Manage Agile architecture requirements
  • Manage Agile architecture stakeholders
  • Create an Agile architecture governance plan for continued success
Course Outline
  • Agile Architecture Requirements Management
    • What is Requirements Management?
    • Definition of Requirements Managements
    • Architecture Requirements Management
    • What is Different with Agile?
    • Agile Architecture Supports Emergent Design
    • Incremental or Emergent Architecture?
    • Intentional Architecture!
    • At the Agile Project Level
    • Requirement Management and Agile
    • Techniques for Agile Requirements
    • Agile Architecture Requirements Process
    • Architecture Comes First
    • Pre-project Requirements Discovery
    • Project Requirements Discovery
    • New Discoveries
    • Follow Through on Requirements
    • Leverage the Backlog
    • Backlog: Prioritized Style
    • Backlog: Pool Style
    • Agile Backlogs
    • Agile Requirements Management Tools
  • Agile Architecture Stakeholder Management
    • What is Stakeholder Management?
    • Stakeholder Management Defined
    • Stakeholder Management for Architecture
    • Implications of Agile Stakeholder Management
    • Agile Cultures
    • What is needed to make Agile work
    • When Agile does not work
    • Agile Teams
    • Agile’s Needs vs Enterprise Realities
    • Agile Team Composition
    • Agile Teams for the Enterprise
    • Architecture Driven
    • Feature Driven
    • Reuse Driven
    • Hybrid
    • Agile Stakeholder Management Techniques
    • Agile Stakeholder Challenges
    • Working Together
    • Schedules
    • Budgets
  • Agile Architecture Governance Frameworks
    • Traditional vs Agile Governance
    • Governance
    • Policing vs Empowering
    • Procedural vs Responsive
    • Reactive vs Proactive
    • Agile Governance Frameworks
    • Open Agile Architecture – O-AA
    • Outcome Based, Product Centric, Team-Led
    • Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe
    • Based on Agile Architecture Principles
    • The SAFe House of Leanv
    • Disciplined Agile Delivery - DAD
    • DAD’s Hybrid Framework
    • DAD: Foundation for Scaling Agile
    • Agile Governance Characteristics
    • What's common?
    • People Focused
    • Goal Oriented
    • Lean in Nature
    • Agile Governance Components
    • Governance Components
    • Principles and Policies
    • Governance Mechanisms
    • How to Engage
    • Measuring and Monitoring
    • Tracking and Reporting
    • Architecture Inventory
Upcoming Course Dates
USD $770
Online Virtual Class
Date: Jul 1, 2024
Time: 10 AM - 6 PM ET
USD $770
Online Virtual Class
Date: Aug 26, 2024
Time: 10 AM - 6 PM ET