Why Agile?

To meet the growing need for agile-certified roles within San Antonio, UTSA now hosts Scaled Agile Gold Partner Appddiction Studio to deliver training in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) certification tracks.

01A Growing Demand

Agile has been quick to dominate as major companies across the world are embracing the mindset. In the U.S. federal government, agile methods have risen from 10% in 2002 to 80% in 2017, and it continues to rise. 1

02Proven Success

Agile projects are 28% more successful than traditional/waterfall approaches 2. The four values of the Agile Manifesto set the tone for successful projects, leading to rapidly delivered products that meet customer expectations.

03Customer-Centric Outcomes

Agile projects are distinguished by a people over process mindset that prioritizes customers’ actual needs. Through customer integration in the development process, Agile harmonizes team members to focus on value-driven outcomes.

Agile: The New Norm

Adoption of Agile methodologies to improve business and project outcomes is spreading across the nation at an accelerated rate.

People Quality Satisfaction

Based on research conducted by Hewlett Packard of 601 development and IT professionals, agile project management has been adopted by a majority of development teams and now dwarfs waterfall approaches.

When asked to reveal their beliefs about the agile process, respondents discerned team collaboration, product quality and customer satisfaction as the primary motivators for adopting agile development practices.

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Upcoming Courses

Live-Online: DevSecOps Fundamentals
October 25-28, 2021
DevSecOps Training at UTSA
Live-Online: SAFe Scrum Master
November 1-4, 2020
SAFe Scrum Master Training at UTSA
Live-Online: ICAgile Agile Fundamentals
November 13-14, 2021
Agile Fundamentals Certification Training at UTSA

Course Finder

Your journey towards better agility starts by identifying what outcomes are most important to your success. Use the course finder to match courses with your desired solution.

SAFe Scrum Master

In this two-day course, attendees will gain an understanding of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise. Learn the key components of Agile at scale development, how Scrum is facilitated, and how to execute Iteration Planning.

DevSecOps

DevSecOps Maturity level courses lead the way in training to use popular tools and Agile techniques for agile program refinement, offset iterations/sprints, DevSecOps continuous integration, and Agile Ops integration for government contractors.

Agile Fundamentals

The two-day Agile Fundamentals course emphasizes starting with an Agile mindset, not a single methodology or framework. Course participants come away with a solid understanding of core concepts as they prepare to embark on their agile journey.

SAFe Scrum Master

In this two-day course, attendees will gain an understanding of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise. Learn the key components of Agile at scale development, how Scrum is facilitated, and how to execute Iteration Planning.

Course Catalog

Explore our catalog of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) and ICAgile courses.

SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Training at UTSA
SAFe Advanced Scrum Master
SAFe Agile Software Engineering Training at UTSA
SAFe Agile Software Engineering
SAFe for Architects Training at UTSA
SAFe for Architects
SAFe for Goverment Training at UTSA
SAFe for Government
SAFe Product Solution Management Training at UTSA
SAFe Product and Solution Management
SAFe Release Train Engineer Training at UTSA
SAFe Release Train Engineer
SAFe for Teams Training at UTSA
SAFe for Teams
ICAgile Programming Training at UTSA
ICAgile Agile Programming
ICAgile Test Automation Training at UTSA
ICAgile Agile Test Automation

Expert Instructors

Our instructors have certified over 2,000 aspiring Agilists in the last two years as ICAgile affiliates and Scaled Agile Gold Partners.

Tim Porter
Tim Porter
Trainer-SPC, RTE
Anthony Ortega
Anthony Ortega
Trainer-SPC, SDP
Erik Hansen
Erik Hansen
Trainer-SPC, RTE

Building Community

Agile training is delivered to the San Antonio community through a partnership with local, veteran-owned, ICAgile affiliate and Scaled Agile Gold Partner Appddiction Studio.

UTSA Extended Education
UTSA Extended Education