What is Agile Anyway--And How Do I Fit In?

Speakers

Erin Grace
Senior Technical Writer and Business Analyst, Epiq Global

Start

January 16, 2019 - 2:00 PM

End

January 16, 2019 - 3:00 PM

What is Agile Anyway–And How Do I Fit In?

More and more development teams are embracing Agile methodologies to structure and inform their development processes. But what is Agile? What’s a “scrum,” and what the heck is a “kanban?” Also, doesn’t using an Agile development methodology mean that docs aren’t needed?

In this talk, I explain the different kinds of Agile methodologies, and how the documentation effort fits into each. I’ll provide lessons learned from working as technical writer on multiple Agile teams, including the information you’ll need to get leadership on the side of integrating docs into development.

Session Takeaways:

  • What Agile is, and how the different methodologies work, and the terms you need to know.
  • How documentation fits in Agile, and why it’s important to include documentation in an Agile development team.
  • Techniques and strategies to get leadership support for integrating docs in Agile.

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