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Agile: What is it and when should we use it?

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Class Description

Effective immediately in response to COVID-19, most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

In advance of each session, Tech Training will provide you with a Zoom link to your class, along with any required class materials.


This interactive, hands-on session defines Agile, introduces the principles of the Agile manifesto, and provides guidance on when Agile frameworks should be used.

Prerequisites: None

Goal/Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what is meant by the term Agile
  • Introduce the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Discuss what business problems Agile frameworks address

Topics Covered:

  • What is Agile
  • Agile Manifesto
  • When to use Agile frameworks

University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, students and Stanford Hospitals & Clinics employees. A valid SUNet ID is needed in order to enroll in a class.