Everything You Want to Know about Agile
Jamie Lynn Cooke
Authors: Jamie Lynn Cooke
Publishing Date: September 2017
Dimension: 21.5 X 14 X 1 cm
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The book is written specifically to address the challenges of implementing Agile within the unique structures, constraints, and culture of your organization. It describes Agile methodologies in the clear business language specifically written for business professionals, providing you with the information that you need to:
- Assess whether Agile is right for your department
- Select the Agile methodologies and practices that are best suited to your work
- Successfully implement these approaches in your department
- Monitor and measure the outcomes.
Most importantly, this book gives you a range of strategies for aligning Agile work within the reporting, budgeting, staffing and governance constraints of your organization, which is arguably the biggest challenge.
Chapter 1. What is Agile?
Chapter 2. A Five Minute History Of Agile
Chapter 3. The Core Business Benefits of Agile
Chapter 4. Common Agile Methodologies at a Glance
Chapter 5. Who Uses Agile?
Chapter 6. Why Don't More Organizations Use Agile
Chapter 7. Is Agile Right for My Department?
Chapter 8. Delivering Agile
Chapter 9. Selecting the Right Agile Approach for Your Needs
Chapter 10. Using Agile Tools
Chapter 11. Measuring Agile Success
Chapter 12. Aligning Agile With Your Corporate Culture
Chapter 13. Managing Agile Within Your Existing Project Frameworks
Chapter 14. Budgeting For Agile Work
Chapter 15. Reporting On Agile Projects
Chapter 16. Establishing Agile Contracts
Chapter 17. Building the Right Agile Team
Chapter 18. Conducting Performance Reviews for Agile Teams
Chapter 19. Avoiding Common Agile Traps
Chapter 20. Expanding Agile
Chapter 21. More Information On Agile