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Delivering a Pega Project

This course is for project leaders, project sponsors, and stakeholders who are responsible for the successful outcome of a Pega implementation.

In this course, you learn the activities and best practices for successful Pega project delivery. You follow a journey-centric delivery approach to development. You learn how to scope, resource, and govern a project to yield high value in a short time. You learn about the Prepare, Build, and Go Live phases to deliver a minimum lovable product (MLP). You learn to follow best practices throughout your project, apply Direct Capture of Objectives (DCO), comply with guardrails, and continuously test.

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodology
  • Knowledge of the Scrum framework

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to successfully:

  • Explain the benefits of using Pega's Journey Centric Delivery
  • Identify the three main stages of the Pega delivery model
  • Define the case type backlog and list the business benefits
  • Use the Integration Designer to refine scope
  • Refine and maintain a product backlog
  • Describe how Pega's Direct Capture of Objectives can be applied to your methodology
  • Staff a Pega project
  • Justify the value of co-production
  • Describe the business benefit of conducting a project kickoff meeting
  • Apply governance to your project
  • Justify the importance of continuous testing
  • Justify staying within the Pega guardrails
  • Identify the key steps and activities of the release process
  • List project success factors

Course Outline

  1. Delivering a Pega Project Exercise Overview

    • Exercise approach
    • Business case: Roadside assistance Minimum Lovable Product
    • Completing the exercises
  2. Introduction to Pega

    • Introduction to Pega
    • Situational Layer Cake
    • Application development studios
    • How to navigate the Pega Platform
    • Roles on a Pega project
    • Assessment: Introduction to Pega
  3. Preparing an application: Journey centric delivery

    • Why Journey Centric Delivery?
    • Pega Delivery vision
    • Assessment: Journey Centric Delivery
  4. Preparing an application: Scoping a project

    • Case type backlog review
    • Case type backlog prioritization
    • Gather existing process documentation
    • Refine scope with the Integration Designer
    • Assessment: Scoping a project
  5. Preparing an application: Resourcing a project

    • Pega project staffing
    • Co-production in project development
    • Project readiness assessment
    • Environment provisioning
    • Conduct a project kickoff meeting
    • Assessment: Resourcing a project
  6. Preparing an application: Governing a project

    • Establishment of governance
    • Establishment of development standards
    • Assessment: Governing a project
  7. Preparing an application: Product backlog refinement

    • Product backlog refinement
    • Exercise: Product backlog refinement
    • Assessment: Product backlog refinement
  8. Building and testing an application: Leveraging DCO

    • Direct Capture of Objectives applied to your methodology
    • Exercise: Using DCO to capture feedback
    • Assessment: Leveraging Direct Capture of Objectives
  9. Building and testing an application: Guardrail adherence

    • Guardrail adherence
    • Assessment: Guardrail adherence
  10. Building and testing an application: Continuous testing

    • The importance of testing
    • Assessment: Continuous testing
  11. Deploying an application: The release process

    • Deployment to production
    • Assessment: The release process
  12. Deploying an application: Post Go Live

    • Post-live support
    • Assessment: Post Go Live
  13. Project success factors

    • Habits of highly successful projects
    • Assessment: Project success factors

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  • Skill Level

    Beginner

  • Duration

    1.5 days

  • Platform Version

    8

  • Skill Level

    Beginner

  • Duration

    3 days

  • Platform Version

    8

  • Skill Level

    Beginner

  • Duration

    3 days

  • Platform Version

    8

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