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Everything you want to know about Agile

  • Explains the practical aspects of Agile, helping readers decide whether to adopt Agile and which methodology to use.
  • Shows how to successfully implement Agile, steering readers away from the problems that can come with adopting Agile for the first time.
  • Buy today and discover how to reap the benefits of Agile for any organisation.
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Everything you want to know about Agile

Deliver exceptional results using Agile approaches

Everything you want to know about Agile addresses the issues that IT departments face when they try to implement Agile approaches within the constraints of their traditional organisations. It provides essential guidance for anyone who wants to deliver successful Agile results, even in the most challenging environments.

Making Agile work in your organisation

The book is written specifically to address the challenges of implementing Agile within the unique structures, constraints and culture of your organisation. It describes Agile methodologies in clear business language specifically for business professionals. Most importantly, this book gives you a range of strategies for aligning Agile work within the reporting, budgeting, staffing and governance constraints of your organisation, which is arguably the biggest challenge. This approach helps to show that Agile methodologies can work well within the business practices and constraints of any organisation.

Contents

  1. What is Agile?
  2. A Five-Minute History of Agile
  3. The Core Business Benefits of Agile
  4. Common Agile Methodologies at a Glance
  5. Who Uses Agile?
  6. Why Don't More Organizations Use Agile?
  7. Is Agile Right for My Department
  8. Delivering Agile
  9. Selecting the Right Agile Approach for Your Needs
  10. Using Agile Tools
  11. Measuring Agile Success
  12. Aligning Agile with Your Corporate Culture
  13. Managing Agile within Your Existing Project Frameworks
  14. Budgeting for Agile Work
  15. Reporting on Agile Projects
  16. Establishing Agile Contracts
  17. Building the Right Agile Team
  18. Conducting Performance Reviews for Agile Teams
  19. Avoiding Common Agile Traps
  20. Expanding Agile
  21. More Information on Agile

About the author

Jamie Lynn Cooke has 24 years’ experience as a senior business analyst and solutions consultant, working with more than 130 public and private sector organisations throughout Australia, Canada and the United States. She has been working hands-on with Agile approaches since 2003, and has written several popular books on the topic.

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Authors: Jamie Lynn Cooke
Publishers: IT Governance Publishing
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ISBN13: 9781849283243
Pages: 222
Published: 04 Apr 2012
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1. Jared on 17/11/2014, said:

It does a great job of including real world insights, experiences and lessons learned while provided a professional (but still easy to read) insight into the world of Agile. I found this book excellent and would not hesitate in recommending this.
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