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Title Agile project management for dummies / by Mark C. Layton and Steven J. Ostermiller.
Author Layton, Mark (Mark C.), author.
Publication Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2017]
Copyright date ©2017
Edition 2nd edition.
Description xii, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Call # 005.1068 L
Series For dummies
--For dummies.
Note Includes index.
Previous edition: Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2012.
Contents Introduction -- pt. 1: Understanding agile -- Modernizing project management -- Applying the Agile Manifesto and Principles -- Why being agile works better -- pt. 2: Being agile -- Agile approaches -- Agile environments in action -- Agile behaviors in action -- pt. 3: Agile planning and execution -- Defining the product vision and product roadmap -- Planning releases and sprints -- Working throughout the day -- Showcasing work, inspecting, and adapting -- Preparing for release -- pt. 4: Agile management -- Managing scope and procurement -- Managing time and cost -- Managing team dynamics and communication -- Managing quality and risk -- pt. 5: Ensuring agile success -- Building a foundation -- Scaling across agile teams -- Being a change agent -- pt. 6: The part of tens -- Ten key benefits of agile project management -- Ten key factors for project success -- Ten metrics for agile organizations -- Ten valuable resources for agile professionals.
Summary "Manage projects with speed and flexibility Agile project management is a fast and flexible approach to managing all projects, not just software development. By learning the principles and techniques in this book, you will be able to create a product roadmap, schedule projects, and prepare for product launches with the ease of agile software developers. You'll discover how to manage scope, time, and cost, as well as team dynamics, quality, and risk of every project. Inside: Why agile techniques work; Steps for putting agile into action; Define product vision and features; Plan releases and sprints; Manage scope and procurement; Simplify and increase project reporting; Create an agile environment." -- provided by publisher.
Subject Agile software development -- Management.
Computer software -- Development -- Management.
Project management -- Methodology.
Addl. Author Ostermiller, Steven J., author.
ISBN 9781119405696

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