[Rally Education Series] 4 Class Bundle

Starts:  Sep 15, 2020 9:00 AM (CT)
Ends:  Sep 29, 2020 11:30 AM (CT)
Associated with  Rally Software

About this Event

Register for the Rally Education Series Bonus Bundle and get all 4 modules PLUS 1-hour of live group office hours for only $599 (a savings of nearly $300).

Ready to dive into a complete understanding of how Rally Software will help you manage your work? Our certified Rally experts have created training modules focused specifically on 4 key areas for success – foundations, teams, portfolio and analytics. Our instructors do more than teach the tool – they bring their knowledge of agile principles and experience transforming large and small organizations into the virtual classroom to ensure you’re receiving a well-rounded experience.

Instructors will deliver the class live – and you will have access to Office Hours (1-hour, group session) to talk to them when you buy the bundle. Class size is limited, so make sure you register ASAP to secure your seat.

Course Schedule included in bundle:

1. Rally for Everyone - Sept 15 - 9am - 11:30am CT

Rally is a platform that supports and guides the work of agile teams and businesses. This training session will help new users to understand the major modules and functions within Rally, how to create and update work items and the three key dimensions of Rally - Projects, Work Items and time boxes - and how together they define the scope of work for a team. This session is essential for learning the basics of using the tool.

Recommended Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Agile development concepts

Course agenda:

  • How to navigate throughout the tool
  • Page function overview
  • Setting up your profile
  • Using alerts and notifications
  • Understanding team structures and the Project Hierarchy
  • Timebox definitions
  • Portfolio and work item hierarchy review

(to register for only Rally for Everyone - click HERE)

2. Rally for Scrum Teams - Sept 17 9am - 11:30pm CT

Rally can help you to make faster and smarter decisions to ensure that the work of your teams and programs is aligned to your business objectives and this class helps product and program managers, executives and other stakeholders learn how to leverage the key parts of Rally quickly. In this 2-hour session we’ll show you how to create your portfolio of work and track the progress of that portfolio to ensure that the work of your teams aligns to the goals of your business.

Recommended prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of Agile portfolio management and scaling practices
  • Attendance at Rally for Everyone OR approximately one month experience as a Rally user

Course agenda:

  • Quick review of the basics of Rally
  • Building the Program backlog
  • Managing the backlog
  • Planning Program Increments or Releases
  • Tracking and measuring portfolio progress
  • Next steps

(to register for only Rally for Scrum Teams click HERE)

3. Rally for Portfolio Management Sept 22 9-11:30am CT

Rally is a powerful tool that helps teams plan the right work and measure the right results, and this class helps team members, scrum masters and product owners learn this tool quickly and use it effectively. In this 3-hour session we’ll show you how to apply your knowledge of Agile practices to Rally, from user story creation through planning and execution to measuring results and continuously improving.

Recommended prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of Agile roles and practices
  • Attendance at Rally for Everyone OR approximately one month experience as a Rally user

Course agenda:

  • Quick review of the basics of Rally
  • Building the User Story backlog
  • Refining the backlog
  • Iteration/Sprint planning
  • Executing and closing iterations
  • Next steps

(to register for only Rally for Portfolio Management click HERE)

4. Rally for Analytics Sept 29 9-12:30pm CT

A key principle of Agile is to regularly "inspect and adapt". Rally provides a rich set of charts, reports and data to help teams gather insights for improvement along their Agile journey. In this 3-hour session, we will show you how to effectively read, interpret and act on common charts and reports in Rally to help your team become a top performing Agile team. This class is geared towards team members, scrum masters and product owners.

Recommended prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of Agile role and ceremonies
  • Attendance of Rally for Everyone OR approximately one month experience as a Rally user

Course agenda

  • Quick review of the basics around data entry and data updating in Rally
  • Importance of using data to gather insight for continuous improvement
  • Learn how to read and interpret common team level charts:
  • Burnups and burndowns
  • Velocity Chart
  • Cumulative flow diagrams
  • Throughput
  • Cycle time
  • Learn common data patterns on teams and what actions can be taken for improvement
  • Introduction to program level charts
  • Review common metrics traps

(to register for only Rally for Analytics click HERE)