Software development requires specialized approaches to project management, and software project managers are in high demand. Learn the basics of project management as they relate to software development teams, as well as best practices for your organization.
Explore the fundamentals of project management.
Learn how to implement agile and lean processes.
Implement best practices for software development.
Learn the foundational concepts you need to know to start thinking like an agile team.
1h 35m • COURSE
Scrum: The Basics with Kelley O'Connell
Learn what scrum is and how you can start implementing it in your project management workflow.
1h • COURSE
Learning Jira Software with Robert Anthony
Learn how to use Jira and the new Jira experience for issue tracking and project management. Learn Jira basics, such as creating and searching for tickets and building dashboards.
1h 18m • COURSE
Planning and Releasing Software with JIRA with Robert Anthony
Learn how to plan and release software in a scrum development environment using Jira and plugins such as Portfolio and Bitbucket.
1h 4m • COURSE
Agile Software Development with Shashi Shekhar
Learn the fundamentals of agile for software developers. Explore popular agile approaches, including scrum, extreme programming, and Kanban.
1h 53m • COURSE
Agile Software Development: Scrum for Developers with Shashi Shekhar
Learn how to use the scrum framework and project management tools like Jira and Confluence to manage agile software development.
2h 40m • COURSE
Agile Software Development: Kanban for Developers with Harrison Ferrone
Learn how to improve the efficiency and flow of your agile software development process with kanban.
33m 1s • COURSE
Characteristics of a Great Scrum Master with Brandon Raines
Learn how to excel as a scrum master after you get certified. Explore the characteristics that set truly great scrum masters apart from their competition.
13m 13s • COURSE
Scrum: Advanced with Kelley O'Connell
Learn techniques that can make you and your team more effective. Review fundamentals and discover how to maximize the effectiveness of your product owner and scrum master roles.
1h 2m • COURSE
DevOps Foundations with Ernest Mueller
Learn how DevOps can help you establish a culture of collaboration and communication between software engineers (Dev) and IT operations (Ops).
2h 53m • COURSE
Agile Testing with Ash Coleman
Create higher-quality software faster, by implementing agile testing in your organization. Learn about the role of software testers and how testing can enhance your workflow.
49m 10s • COURSE
Cert Prep: Scrum Master with Kelley O'Connell
Learn the basics of the scrum framework while you study for professional scrum certifications such as Certified ScrumMaster and Professional Scrum Master.
1h 26m • COURSE
You'll learn software project management skills with these experts.
Doug Rose teaches Fortune 500s and next-gen project management professionals how to be agile and lead change.
Doug Rose specializes in organizational coaching, training, and change management. He's worked for more than 20 years transforming organizations with technology and training. He's helped several Fortune 500 clients optimize their business processes and improve productivity and delivery. His most recent book is Leading Agile Teams. He also teaches several lively and engaging courses at the University of Chicago, Syracuse University, Emory University, and the University of Virginia.
Doug has a master's degree in information management and a juris doctor (JD) degree. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), as well as a Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCHD).
Kelley is an agile trainer, process innovator, and project manager, currently at CSG International.
She is the operations portfolio director at CSG, but also a project and process innovator who is passionate about the ways in which people, process, and innovation come together to create business art. As a project/program manager and agilest for almost 20 years, Kelley knows how to creatively evaluate and translate unique situations into successful outcomes. She has been an agile trainer and coach and has led software development and operations teams through multimillion dollar initiatives.
Robert Anthony is an expert software administrator helping organizations implement agile development tools.
Robert has extensive experience in product management life cycles. His career started as a QA technician and analyst, then grew to include roles in product management, project management, and business process management. These interconnected roles led to his current position as a professional consultant who helps companies introduce, configure, and adopt the use of Jira Software.
Shashi Shekhar is an enterprise architect with nearly two decades of experience.
Shashi specializes in designing, developing, and deploying software applications and IT solutions. He began his career as a PowerBuilder and Oracle PL/SQL developer. During the dot-com boom, he made the switch to ColdFusion web application server. He transitioned to being a .NET developer when the first version of the Microsoft .NET Framework came out, and has been working with the technology ever since. Throughout his career, he's managed development teams and also spent a considerable amount of time at various customer sites, serving as their local advisor on product evaluation and business process reengineering. In the past few years, he's worked to diversify his knowledge in the area of infrastructure.
Harrison Ferrone is a software engineer, game developer, creative technologist, and Certified ScrumMaster.
He has worked on mobile applications and game projects as a freelancer, for an independent start-up, and an industry leading enterprise company. His main focus is on Swift and C#, but he has recently been branching out into C++ and Unreal Engine 4. When he's not coding or reading everything he can get his hands on, he's chasing the feel of golden era hip-hop and taking afternoon naps with his girlfriend and their three cats.
Brandon Raines is a Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) at Shokunin.Over a career spanning 20 years, Brandon has assumed a variety of roles, including that of developer, project manager, architect, and certified scrum master. As an agile coach, he has helped teams ranging in size from 10 people to 1500 (mainly in the federal government) in their transition to agile.He was first introduced to agile through extreme programming (XP) techniques. Since then, he has helped teams doing mission critical work in the US federal government and commercial entities using scrum, XP, and lean principles to work more effectively by continuously improving and focusing on work that provides the highest business value. Brandon has been instrumental in helping these government agencies usher in the acceptance of agile principles to such an extent that it is the preferred way of working for software projects and the enterprise. His passion is working with motivated people to achieve success.
Ernest Mueller is head of engineering operations at Precision Autonomy.
Ernest has a degree in electrical engineering from Rice University. Upon graduation, he went moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where he learned Unix system administration and web programming at FedEx and led the technology team at a print and internet publisher, Towery Publishing.
In 2002, Ernest moved back to his home state of Texas to take a job managing the web systems team at National Instruments, focusing his team on high uptime, continuous operations, application performance management, system development process, and web security. In 2008, he moved into the LabVIEW R&D group, where he was the web systems architect responsible for delivering Amazon Web Services and Azure-based SaaS products with an integrated DevOps team.
In 2012, he moved to SaaS provider Bazaarvoice to be the manager of release engineering and migrated product delivery from a ten-week release cycle to a one-week release cycle. Then he led the 40-person product ratings and reviews engineering team, a very large-scale web property managing reviews for many of the major retailers and manufacturers on the web.
In 2014, Ernest became the APM product manager at CopperEgg, an Austin-based SaaS monitoring company, which was acquired by Idera. He served as APM product manager for the Idera CopperEgg, Uptime, and Precise product lines.
In 2015, Ernest moved to AlienVault, a cybersecurity software company, where as Director of Engineering Operations his international team of DevOps pros supported the development teams with tooling and techniques to create infrastructure as code, continuous delivery, and monitoring to deliver SaaS security products for unified security management and threat intelligence. In 2018, AlienVault was acquired by AT&T as part of the company's cybersecurity strategy and became AT&T Cybersecurity. Currently, Ernest plans, develops, and maintains the systems infrastructure for Precision Autonomy, a startup providing API-driven risk management and insurance solutions for drones and other autonomous vehicles.
Ernest is active in the DevOps movement and the Austin technical community. He helped found the Austin chapter of OWASP, the CloudAustin user group, and the DevOpsDays Austin conference. He blogs with a cadre of like-thinking professionals at theagileadmin.com.
Ash Coleman is an engineering manager and consultant with years of digital experience.Ash's former career as a professional chef helped her establish a determination to understand and comply with user satisfaction, as well as build a career in using technology as a means to satisfy user demands. Her continual desire to mediate between business and digital fronts has been well served by the culmination of her experiences. Ash currently works as a quality engineering manager at Credit Karma. In addition, she's a founder and software QA and test consultant at QualityInclusive, an organization that focuses on business development by way of tailored software tests and processes. She also serves as a test manager and consultant on client projects.