Drive agility across the organization

From IT, finance, marketing, sales, operations to human resources - organizations want to nurture a mindset focused on adaptability, response to market demands, and quick innovation.

“An organization can only be as agile as it’s least agile division” according to Evan Leybourn, CEO and Founder of the Business Agility Institute.

At CirrusLabs, we help organizations adopt an agile mindset that is tailored to their reality with certified agile training.  Every enterprise is unique - considering the industry, company size, agile maturity, etc.. We leverage the lessons from our decades of experience and learnings and from our partner organizations (Scaled Agile, Scrum Alliance, and ICAgile) to help you focus on value delivered instead of lesser outcomes.

 

How to Improve Daily Stand-Ups

Have you ever attended a daily standup that impressed you with its efficiency? It’s not hard to achieve when you know some highly effective tips and tricks that will transform your stand-ups into highly-effective events & empower your organizational agility.

Watch the video from our Head of Agility, Brandon Call, to help improve your daily scrum meetings.

Benefits of Agile Training

Agile training allows a team to breakaway from the daily grind and refresh by strengthening their toolset. The right agile training program guides team members to understanding, unlocking knowledge, and adapting to change with the right mindset to empower the entire team as they move forward.

Work with one of our experienced agile trainers to learn the art of facilitation to draw the very best from your agile teams by attending our one of our Scrum Alliance, ICAgile or Scaled Agile courses.

Meet Your Coaches

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Brandon Call

Head of Agility

As a veteran agilist and software/technology leader, Brandon Call drives enterprise agile transformations. His experience in leading agile teams enables him to coach clients and leverage agile and lean practices to drive their success. He employs mentoring, training, coaching, and experiential inspection and adaptation to demonstrate agile practices succeeding with actual work, not just with theoretical scenarios.

He enjoys helping others succeed and sharing his experience, knowledge, and skills with others as a natural change agent and problem solver. He engages with others to facilitate adoption and maturity of increasingly agile and lean practices. This enables value-based measurable outcomes and ROI and empowers customers.

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Claudia Alarcon

Agile Coach

Claudia is an Agile Coach that has experience coaching teams and executives for large scale Agile transformations. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Royal Caribbean, Universal Studios Orlando, Ryder Systems, EMC, NextEra Energy, and Kaplan. She specializes in Agile cultural transformation, improving team dynamics, and effective change management to deliver results and improving team performance.

Our Customized Organizational Training

New to Agile?

We are dedicated to helping IT and non-IT teams gain the foundations of agile principles and methodologies. We have a proven track record as our trainers have real-world experience and provide engaging sessions which are catered to your specific business needs.

At this stage, you’ll get an in-depth understanding of Agile, learn how it delivers value, and find out how you can collaborate effectively in an Agile organization. It’s where you gain your footing and learn the fundamentals necessary for you to start your journey. Our training is designed to be interactive and intuitive allowing for comprehensive knowledge.

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Agile Fundamentals (ICP-AF)

Designed for IT Teams
  • For those new to agile or practitioners who recognize the need to focus on “being” agile in addition to “doing” agile
  • Assist teams with gaining common vocabulary and understanding of processes
  • Introduces Scrum and Kanban
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ICP-BAF Business Agility Foundations

Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF)

Designed for Non-IT Teams
  • Benefits Finance, Marketing, HR, Portfolio and Program Management teams
  • For all teams new to agile or practitioners who recognize the need to focus on “being” agile in addition to “doing” agile
  • Topics range from Agile Strategic Planning to Executing Agile for business teams
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ICP-APM Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management (ICP-APM)

Designed for Project Managers and Scrum Masters
  • Strategies and techniques for successful Lean/Agile project implementation
  • Knowledge of agile concepts for adaptive planning, customer collaboration, and value-driven delivery
  • Agile metrics, reporting, and contract management
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Agile Product Owner (ICP-APO)

Designed for the Product Ownership Track
  • Gain the techniques and tools to enable you to become an effective product manager that is equipped to guide product development, and lead product ownership teams.

  • Learn about roles in the product management team, and how they collaborate to identify the most important aspects and features of a product.

     

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CSM

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Improve leadership skills
  • All the rules, artifacts, meetings and processes for Scrum
  • How to motivate others to support your Scrum efforts
  • Where to look for more information and how to get your questions answered
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CSPO

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

Increase the speed, scalability, quality and adaptability.
  • All the rules, artifacts, meetings and processes for Scrum
  • How to write user stories that drive innovative products
  • How to prioritize your backlog to create maximum ROI
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Atlassian - JIRA and Confluence Administration

Optimize your use of Atlassian Tools
  • CirrusLabs offers Atlassian training classes to help you make the most of your investment. From introductory level classes to advance JIRA and Confluence administration, see how we can help!
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Practicing Agile

Dedicated to helping organizations get a more consistent Project Management and Product Management approach. Our trainers have real-world experience and provide engaging sessions that are catered to your specific business needs.

These courses are the next level of the agile journey in which you will gain the knowledge, tools and techniques needed to help you become more effective in your role. You already know the fundamentals; you are ready to take your Agile acumen up to the next level, with the baseline of success for the Scrum Master and Product Owner roles.

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Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)

Increase the speed, scalability, quality and adaptability
  • Develop mindset, roles, and responsibilities of an Agile Coach
  • Gain the knowledge to differentiate between mentoring, facilitating, consulting, teaching, and coaching.
  • Acquire the skills required to create a safe environment for meaningful collaboration and healthy conflict resolution within an agile team
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Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)

Designed for individuals leading and managing agile projects
  • Develop mindset and role of an Agile Team Facilitator
  • Attain group facilitation tools and techniques for effectively designing meetings as well as workshops
  • Establish an appreciation for the art of facilitation as key to fostering collaboration and enabling self-organizing teams
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Agile Testing Certification (ICP-TST)

Designed for Testers and Developers
  • Introduction to agile testing techniques and terminology i.e. Selenium, Gherkin, Cucumber
  • Instruction on how to set up an overall test automation strategy, including determining which types of tests are better suited for automated versus manual execution.
  • Certification also highlights strategies for creating automated story and feature tests as well as system and integration tests.
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Advanced Agile

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As a Scaled Agile Silver Partner - CirrusLabs are dedicated to helping mature agile organizations gain knowledge of Agile Facilitation, Agile Testing and DevOps while advancing Agile Technical Practices. Our trainers have real-world experience and provide engaging sessions which are catered to your specific business needs.

Are for individuals striving to reach the top. You will not only gain the comprehensive knowledge and skills to truly excel at Agile, but also learn the techniques to facilitate and be an effective change manager within your organization. It’s the apex of Agile knowledge.

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SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA)

Designed for Leaders of Lean-Agile change
  • To develop a Lean-Agile Mindset and apply the principles and practices
  • Support Agile Teams, programs, and Program Portfolio Management
  • Coordinate and lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale
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SAFe® 4 Program Consultant

Designed for Lean-Agile change agents
Applying the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

SAFe® 4 Program Consultants (SPC) can become trainers of SAFe courseware, coach teams, launch Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and enable a Lean portfolio.
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SAFe® 4 Practitioner

Designed for Lean-Agile team members
  • To gain experience as an Agile Team member in a SAFe Agile Release Train (ART)
  • Break down features, write user stories, improve team and train processes
  • Planning and executing Iterations
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SAFe® 4 Scrum Master

Designed for Scrum Masters
  • Learn to facilitate Team and Program Level events for successful program execution
  • Explore Scrum in the context of the entire enterprise, and become a servant leader and coach
  • Help Agile Teams to deliver the maximum business value that is achievable through SAFe
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SAFe® 4 Advanced Scrum Master

Designed for Program Execution
  • Learn scalable engineering, DevOps practices, and facilitate cross-team interactions
  • Develop a systems view of the Scrum Master role in an enterprise with a focus on integrated practices for facilitating teams in larger Agile programs.
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SAFe® 4 Release Train Engineer

Designed for SAFe Release Train Engineers
  • To enhance their knowledge and skills as a servant leader and coach
  • Effectively plan and execute a PI Planning event, foster relentless improvement in their enterprise on a continues learning journey
  • Can facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through ARTs and large solutions in an enterprise SAFe environment.
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SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager

Designed for PMO Professionals
  • To apply Lean-Agile values and principles as well as economic prioritization
  • Develop skills writing epics, Capabilities, Features, and user stories within the context of SAFe.
  • Enable product development flow, drive program execution, and operate in the enterprise to drive the continuous delivery of value.
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Need to Augment Your Organization's Agile Capabilities?

Contact our expert team to determine the best approach to enabling agility your organization,  adapted to your unique business needs.

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We've helped over thousands of professionals at hundreds of companies increase their agile capabilities, including Fortune 500 firms, national banking institutions, and healthcare organizations.

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