Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum Author Mike Cohn
ISBN-10 0321579364
ISBN-13 9780321579362
Year 2009-11-05
Pages 504
Language English
Publisher Addison-Wesley Professional
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Proven 100 Practical Guidance for Making Scrum and Agile Work in Any Organization This is the definitive realistic actionable guide to starting fast with Scrum and agileand then succeeding over the long haul Leading agile consultant and practitioner Mike Cohn presents detailed recommendations powerful tips and real world case studies drawn from his unparalleled experience helping hundreds of software organizations make Scrum and agile work Succeeding with Agile is for pragmatic software professionals who want real answers to the most difficult challenges they face in implementing Scrum Cohn covers every facet of the transition getting started helping individuals transition to new roles structuring teams scaling up working with a distributed team and finally implementing effective metrics and continuous improvement Throughout Cohn presents Things to Try Now sections based on his most successful advice Complementary Objection sections reproduce typical conversations with those resisting change and offer practical guidance for addressing their concerns Coverage includes Practical ways to get started immediatelyand get good fast Overcoming individual resistance to the changes Scrum requires Staffing Scrum projects and building effective teams Establishing improvement communities of people who are passionate about driving change Choosing which agile technical practices to use or experiment with Leading self organizing teams Making the most of Scrum sprints planning and quality techniques Scaling Scrum to distributed multiteam projects Using Scrum on projects with complex sequential processes or challenging compliance and governance requirements Understanding Scrums impact on HR facilities and project management Whether you ve completed a few sprints or multiple agile projects and whatever your rolemanager developer coach ScrumMaster product owner analyst team lead or project leadthis book will help you succeed with your very next project Then it will help you go much further It will help you transform your entire development organization

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Essential Scrum

Essential Scrum Author Kenneth S. Rubin
ISBN-10 9780137043293
Release 2012
Pages 452