$49
Understanding Lean / Agile Business Analysis

The process of defining IT requirements is evolving rapidly. User Stories, Epics, Features, and Scenarios replace requirement statements. The timing of business analysis activities is shifting. In this overview course, you will learn how to reduce waste in your Business Analysis practices to optimally support the new lean and agile software development world.

 Type
  • Instructor-led
 Duration
  • 1.00
 Audience
  • All
 Goals
  • Understand how lean principles affect business analysis and the requirements definition process
  • Explain how lean requirements such as Features - User Stories - Epic Scenarios etc. look in a lean/agile world
  • Apply lean principles to known business analysis techniques

Excel 2019 Advanced

Move your knowledge beyond the basics and supercharge your Excel capabilities. With this 8-hour, expert-led video training course, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the most business-useful advanced features of Microsoft Excel that delve into high-level consolidation, analysis, and reporting of financial information.

 Type
  • Instructor-led
 Duration
  • 8.00
 Audience
  • All
 Goals
  • Take your spreadsheet knowledge to the next level
  • Learn to use statistical and financial functions
  • Master data analysis tools such as PivotTables and Pivot Charts
  • Put Scenario Manager - Goal Seek and Solver to work

Complete Excel 2019 for Beginners

This Excel course is perfect for those who are new to Excel and who are using Excel 2019 or Excel 365 editions. In this course, your expert author gives you a solid grounding in the basics of Excel and guides you towards becoming more confident with spreadsheets to bring your knowledge to an intermediate level. Exercises and sample files at every step along the journey.

 Type
  • Instructor-led
 Duration
  • 7.00
 Audience
  • End users
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Project team members
 Goals
  • Learn the basics of Excel 2019 up to an intermediate level
  • Become more confident with your spreadsheets
  • Start performing data analysis in Excel today

Lean Business Use Cases in an Agile World

Lean Use Cases are becoming the de facto standard for communicating functional requirements in Lean and Agile environments. Writing a Business Use Case is a skill that anyone in an organization can easily acquire. This example-rich course explains the who, what, when, how, and why of Lean Use Case models.

 Type
  • Instructor-led
 Duration
  • 3.50
 Audience
  • Consultants
  • Developers
  • End users
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Project team members
 Goals
  • Determine how to handle alternate and exception situations
  • Apply Business Event Analysis to discover Lean Use Cases based on business activities
  • Analyze business scenarios to discover Lean Use Cases
  • Document user interaction in Lean Use Cases descriptions and diagrams
  • Define and defend the need for Lean Use Cases

$79
Data Flow Diagrams - Process Modeling Techniques

This course uses a concrete business scenario to present a simple, easy-to-learn approach for creating Data Flow Diagrams depicting workflow and data manipulation from interviews with Subject Matter Experts. Learn to bridge the gap between IT and the end-user community. If you are tasked with communicating workflows or functional requirements to others, this course is for you. 

 Type
  • Instructor-led
 Duration
  • 1.50
 Audience
  • Consultants
  • Developers
  • End users
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Project team members
 Goals
  • Document existing business processes and workflows in a Data Flow Diagrams DFD
  • Explode a high level Data Flow Diagram to its lower level details to reveal underlying processes and procedures
  • Balance DFD’s to identify missing processes and reduce late project change requests
  • Use Horizontal Balancing to discover missing data and minimize redundancies
  • Express metadata to reveal informational details that developers need to build the solution

Getting and Writing IT Requirements in a Lean / Agile World

This course provides a proven set of lean/agile business analysis techniques. After completion, you will know how to express business needs or business requirements as User Stories, Features, and ultimately as Given-When-Then structures. This is the language that allows developers to deliver the IT solutions the organization needs.

 Type
  • Instructor-led
 Duration
  • 4.00
 Audience
  • Consultants
  • End users
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Project team members
 Goals
  • Adapt 10 different requirements gathering techniques to Lean - Agile - Continuous Delivery software development
  • Express business needs/wants in formats to optimally support all Software Development Methodologies
  • Learn how to reduce time wasted on miscommunications that can be easily misinterpreted
  • Drill-down into requirements - features - user stories - and functions to identify and express test scenarios
  • Identify 17 types of Non-Functional Requirements and develop Given-When-Then test scenarios for them