• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will be introduced to Agile Software Development, as well as the principles and values behind the Agile Manifesto.

Learning Objectives

Agile Software Development

  • start the course
  • describe what Agile software development is and its history
  • describe why organizations should introduce Agile
  • identify the advantages of Agile over the waterfall approach
  • identify the principles of Agile software development
  • identify the values of Agile software development
  • identify Agile software development best practices
  • describe the Agile software development life cycle
  • describe what an Agile information radiator is and how it works
  • describe the Agile methods and the design-code-test loop
  • describe incremental and iterative development (IID)
  • recognize factors to consider when moving to an Agile software development methodology
  • recognize the issues organizations can face when applying Agile principles in given scenarios

Practice: Agile Principles

  • identify Agile software development features

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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