Why Agile?

This course explores service delivery using agile principles.

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Led by: Jamie Wardlaw

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Tuesday 02 July 2024

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Wednesday 17 July 2024

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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This course introduces digital and agile ways of working. You will explore the ideas, values and principles required to deliver services in an agile way. 

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone working in the public or third sectors in Scotland. Although the course is aligned to the DDaT Profession Capability Framework, you do not need to be a DDaT professional to attend. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn more about the use of agile in product and service delivery. 

What are the benefits?

By attending this course, you will learn:

  • Agile values and principles.
  • When is agile applicable and when it is not.
  • The key differences between traditional methods and iterative incremental.

DDaT skills

Skill level: Awareness 

This course develops knowledge associated with the following DDaT skills: 

  • Agile working
  • User focussed
  • Life-cycle perspective
  • Project management skills 

This course is part of a learning pathway.

Delivery format

The course is delivered as follows:

  • Online delivery via MS Teams
  • Regular breaks during training

We encourage you to turn on your camera, however this is not a mandatory requirement. If you have any learning requirements, please contact us before the course begins.

Fees and funding

This course is funded by the Scottish Digital Academy. Please read our terms and conditions and note that a fee may be payable for late cancellation or non-attendance.  

Additional information

Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email from us. There may be additional information contained within the email. The course joining instructions will be issued one week before the course start date to your registered email address.

Explore our learning pathways

The development of digital skills can often be a confusing landscape. Our pathways are not intended to be prescriptive, but rather to illustrate breadth and depth of learning and indicate skills progression across DDaT job roles.

Explore our pathways if you’re looking for inspiration on what to learn next.

What is DDaT?

DDaT means the Digital, Data and Technology profession.


What is the DDaT Profession Capability Framework?

It described the digital, data and technology (DDaT) roles in government and the skills needed to do them. Find out more here: Digital, Data and Technology Profession Capability Framework – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Where can I learn more about DDaT careers and vacancies?

Scotland’s future will be forged in a digital world. A world in which digital skills and technologies will transform our lives. You can learn more about DDaT careers and vacancies within the Scottish Government by visiting Digital, Data and Technology Jobs – Digital Jobs.

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