Public Sector Agile Training

The Building Blocks for Agile Transformation

Appian is holding special technical training sessions for public sector professionals at Appian World 2017 in San Francisco, California.

Focused on the building blocks for Agile and Digital Transformation, this training will provide attendees the opportunity to:

  • Learn about Human-Centered Design and the Agile Risk Management (ARM) Framework
  • Get access to strategies and tactics that can be implemented immediately
  • Get hands-on instruction on how to transform your agency into an agile development success story
  • Understand the 4-phase methodology: frame, discovery, design, and deliver

A certificate will be awarded to those that successfully complete both days of the training.

Training will be facilitated by Agile Six, a third-party firm which has supported agile transformation at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other federal agencies. Agile Six has extensive experience in training on this subject matter, with a unique focus on agile transformation for public sector IT.

This special technical training is an addition to the Appian World Agenda. Cost to attend the training is $100. To take advantage of this opportunity, you must register for Appian World.

Tuesday - April 4, 2017

1:15 - 4:00 pm

Supporting Agile Cultures - Part I

Speakers:
Robert Rasmussen, CEO, Agile 6
Ernie Ramirez, COO, Agile 6
Brian Derfer, CTO, Agile 6

Successful Agile adaptation in Government requires new approaches. Supporting Agile Cultures—a course for federal leaders who support Agile software teams—will present a leadership level overview of Agile frameworks, roles and responsibilities, as well as an introduction to cultural changes that support effective Agile adoption.

Part I of this training focuses on:

  • Agile Transformation Strategies
  • Why and How Agile works

Wednesday - April 5, 2017

1:00 - 3:45 pm

Supporting Agile Cultures - Part II

Speakers:
Robert Rasmussen, CEO, Agile 6
Ernie Ramirez, COO, Agile 6
Brian Derfer, CTO, Agile 6

Supporting Agile Cultures continues on Day 2…

New approaches for managing Agile teams include applying design thinking, breaking down information silos, creating an environment of innovation where new ideas can flow and flourish, building trust, and improving the link between individual effort and organizational success. Together, we will look at how to create the culture that has the built-in capacity for agility.

Topics on Day 2 include:

  • The US Digital Services and Playbook
  • Human-Centered Design – Agile Roles, Ceremonies, and Artifacts