Impact Mapping Training: Focusing on Business Value in Agile Development

Course 3654

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

In this Impact Mapping course you will learn to create & use impact maps for more informed discussion and better decision-making about which products/projects/features to prioritise. Discover how impact maps facilitate collaboration in an agile environment between senior decision-makers in your business, your customers and technical developers. Learn how you can effectively manage road-maps by focusing on business outcomes rather thean pre-set scope limits.

  • While Product Owners, Product Managers and Business Analysts will benefit most from this course, it is also useful for Scrum Masters, Agile coaches and Agile Development team members such as programmers and testers

  • Scrum Alliance: This course qualifies for 7 SEUs (Scrum Education Units). To receive your SEUs, you will need to pass the Learning Tree end-of-course exam. Once notification of passing the exam has been received, please contact Learning Tree's customer service to request your SEU registration with Scrum Alliance.

Impact Mapping Training: Focusing on Business Value in Agile Development Delivery Methods

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit

Impact Mapping Training: Focusing on Business Value in Agile Development Course Benefits

Distinguish between outcomes and outputsDiscover real, not assumed, business goalsIdentify actor types and the changed behaviors that are needed to meet the goalRelate user stories to impact maps in an Agile development environmentDefine and use appropriate measurementsDraw effective impact mapsUse your impact map to identify key priorities

Impact Mapping Course Outline

  • Goal
  • Actors
  • Impacts
  • Deliverables
  • Adaptive planning driven by business value
  • Incremental and iterative development
  • User stories and impact maps

Preparing the impact map

  • Discovering goals
  • Defining measures
  • Planning milestones

Drawing impact maps

  • Drawing the skeleton impact map
  • Finding alternatives
  • Identifying key priorities
  • Outcomes: earn and/or learn
  • The impact mapping workshop
  • Facilitating impact mapping
  • Communicating impact maps and their meaning

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Course FAQs

Impact mapping is a strategic, collaborative planning technique that, through visualisation, surfaces the hidden assumptions, interpretations and intentions that often derail a product development effort.

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