Agile Practitioner with Lego Mindstorms

Agile Practitioner with Lego Mindstorms

by Michaël Pilaeten, CTG Belgium

September 30, 2020

Full day course

Breaking the system, helping to rebuild it, and providing advice and guidance on how to avoid problems. That is Michael in a nutshell. With 15 years of experience in test consultancy in a variety of environments, he has seen the best (and worst) in software development.

In his current role as Learning & Development Manager, he is responsible for guiding the company’s consultants, partners and customers on their personal and professional path towards excellence.

Full Course Outline

More and more organizations are switching from the traditional waterfall-model to agile development methods (XP, RUP, DSDM, Scrum, etc.), often successfully. For agile team members, a lot of activities, processes and documents undergo drastic changes. How can you neatly blend into an agile team?

During this full day workshop, participants will experience firsthand the sequence of activities of an agile team. The workshop uses educational sets of Lego Mindstorms © to build and program a robot, transforming it into an autonomous Mars Rover, whilst absorbing a complete agile experience.

Note: Attendees should bring their laptops.

Learning objectives

  • Have experienced the prioritization of epics and user stories, using different techniques
  • Know how to compose a product and sprint backlog
  • Can participate in an agile team while performing different activities - analyze, develop, test, demo, deploy
  • Will be able to efficiently communicate the status of the project, using story points, velocity, burn-down and burn-up charts, retrospectives and stand up meetings

Who should attend?

The workshop is recommended for all people who are already involved in agile projects (analysts, developers, testers) and want to increase their effectiveness and anyone interested in activities within agile projects such as managers, Product Owners and SCRUM masters.

8:30 - 09:00 Registering
09:00 - Start
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break
18:00 - End

ATTENTION: Limited number of seats available for the selected course!

Course price: 350 EUR

  • Early Bird (by July 15): 20%
  • Groups of five or more people: 10%
  • SEETEST 2020 attendees: 10%

The discounts apply separately and they cannot be accumulated.

All prices are exclusive VAT.

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