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Story Mapping & Release Planning

Class Description: This 1-day course covers concepts for both planning and the release of a project or program, as well as the process for tracking progress. Attendees will learn how to identify holes in the project backlog, keep their teams on the same page, and plan holistic releases that continually deliver value.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Story Mapping
  • Introduction to Minimum Viable Products and the Lean Startup approach
  • Sizing & Estimates
  • Key Metrics & Charts
  • Earned Business Value
  • Managing Risk
  • Program Alignment & Organizational Kanban
  • Agile Portfolio Management & Budgeting

Learning Outcomes
Participants will be able to…

  • Build their Story Maps
  • Understand and define their own Minimum Viable Products
  • Organize and prioritize features based on relative value
  • Size work and build estimates
  • Collaboratively plan out several iterations of releases

Target Audience:
We recommend this course for attendees with a technical background, including but not limited to the following:

  • Product Owners
  • User Experience Designers
  • Quality Assurance
  • Developers


  • 8:30am - 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm Class Time
  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch
  • 1:30pm - 4:30pm Class Time

Pricing: $500 / Attendee

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