The Agile Governance Plan Training


COURSE COST: $495.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This 1 Day course takes the next step to improve architecture work for Agile projects. Agile presents unique sets of challenges for managing both requirements and stakeholders, requiring responsive and supporting governance. It is a mixture of lectures and exercises providing opportunities to put into practice industry recommended approaches.

At the end of the training, practitioners will be able to:

Manage Agile architecture requirements
Manage Agile architecture stakeholders
Create an Agile architecture governance plan for continued success


Those involved in Agile projects Architects, Software Development Team Leads, Technical leads, Agile team members, Business stakeholders.

Agile Architecture Requirements Management:
*Techniques for dealing with ongoing requirements intake
*Supporting emerging design with incremental, intentional architecture
Agile Architecture Stakeholder Management
*Team management with a focus on composition strategies to address enterprise realities
*Strategies to better negotiate schedules and budgets

Agile Architecture Governance Framework:
*Describe emerging Agile architecture governance frameworks
*Fulfilling Agile architecture principles
*Agile architecture governance adoption/improvement plans
“Architecture for Agile Projects” or “The Agile Solution Architecture Program” or similar experience.


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact or call 207-775-0244.


1. Agile Architecture Requirements Management
What is Requirements Management?
Definition of Requirements Managements
Architecture Requirements Management
What is Different with Agile?
Agile Architecture Supports Emergent Design
Incremental or Emergent Architecture?
Intentional Architecture!, At the Agile Project Level
Requirement Management and Agile,
Techniques for Agile Requirements, Agile Architecture Requirements Process
Architecture Comes First, Pre-project Requirements Discovery
Project Requirements Discovery, New Discoveries

Follow Through on Requirements
Leverage the Backlog
Backlog: Prioritized Style
Backlog: Pool Style
Agile Backlogs
Agile Requirements Management Tools
Agile Requirements Management

2. Agile Architecture Stakeholder Management
Overview, What is Stakeholder Management?
Stakeholder Management Defined
Stakeholder Management for Architecture
Implications of Agile Stakeholder Management
Agile Cultures, What is needed to make Agile work
When Agile does not work, Agile Teams
Agile’s Needs vs Enterprise Realities
Agile Team Composition, Agile Teams for the Enterprise
Architecture Driven, Feature Driven
Reuse Driven, Hybrid, Agile Stakeholder Management Techniques, Agile Stakeholder Challenges
Working Together, Schedules, Budgets,
Stakeholders and Agile

3. Agile Architecture Governance Frameworks
Overview, Traditional vs Agile Governance
Governance, Policing vs Empowering
Procedural vs Responsive, Reactive vs Proactive
Agile Governance Frameworks, Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe
Based on Agile Architecture Principles
The SAFe House of Lean, Disciplined Agile Delivery - DAD
DAD’s Hybrid Framework, DAD: Foundation for Scaling Agile
AgilePath, AgilePath’s Event-Driven Governance
AgilePath’s Event-Driven Governance,
Agile Governance Characteristics
What’s common?, People Focused, Goal Oriented
Lean in Nature, Agile Governance Components

Governance Components
Principles and Policies
Governance Mechanisms
How to Engage
Measuring and Monitoring
Tracking and Reporting
Architecture Inventory
Governance Framework