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Apply the principles of Scrum, one of the most popular agile programming methods, to software project management—and focus your team on delivering real business value. Author Ken Schwaber, a leader in the agile process movement and a co-creator of Scrum, brings his vast expertise to helping you guide the product and software development process more effectively and efficiently. Help eliminate the ambiguity into which so many software projects are borne, where vision and planning documents are essentially thrown over the wall to developers. This high-level reference describes how to use Scrum to manage complex technology projects in detail, combining expert insights with examples and case studies based on Scrum. Emphasizing practice over theory, this book explores every aspect of using Scrum, focusing on driving projects for maximum return on investment.

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"Useful introduction to Scrum, if little repetitive" - by Radski on 31-JAN-2013
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The case studies are useful, but even in the (only) 150 pages you have the feeling author just repeats himself - a lot.

If you've read any other book on Scrum, you can probably safely skip this.

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"Agile Project Management with Scrum" - by Anonymous on 25-JAN-2011
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I found this book well written and useful.  This book makes Scrum basics easy to understand.  The included case studies are interesting and how various companies use Scrum to improve their projects.  I would recommend this book to anyone learing about Scrum or trying to improve their understanding.
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