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Agile Governance and Audit

Agile Governance and Audit

By: Christopher Wright

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2014

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“There are many things that I liked about this book, in particular the author's ability to energise the (sometimes dry) topics of auditing and software development with entertaining real-life examples and refreshing humour.” Jamie Lynn Cooke,  Agile expert and author of Agile Productivity Unleashed “The author is an auditor writing about Agile from an expert’s point of view. This brings structure to a methodology which many assume is anarchic and potentially prone to descent into chaos at a moment’s notice ... I can see many organisations using this book as an extra...

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Agile Productivity Unleashed, 2nd Edition

Agile Productivity Unleashed, 2nd Edition

By: Jamie Lynn Cooke

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2014

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"... an excellent guide; well structured, well written... It should light many fires in senior management's minds when they think of the problems their projects have had." Colin Bentley, Ex-Chief Examiner of PRINCE2, from reviews of the first edition Be part of the Agile revolution In this new edition of her award-winning book, Jamie Lynn Cooke reveals the secrets of the Agile methodologies that have revolutionized the way that many of the world’s most successful companies operate. Written for business professionals and managers, the book explains the core principles of Agile,...

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Requirements Engineering für die agile Softwareentwicklung

Requirements Engineering für die agile Softwareentwicklung

By: Johannes Bergsmann

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2014

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Erstes deutsches Buch, das sich der Kombination agiles und klassisches RE widmet Thema wird zurzeit heftig diskutiert auf Konferenzen, Blogs mit eindrücklichen Beispielen aus der Praxis für pragmatische Lösungen* Autor in der Welt der (klass.) Qualitätssicherung/Testen sehr bekannt ...

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Learning Agile

Learning Agile

By: ;

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAY-2014

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Agile revolutionized the way people think about developing software, but there are literally dozens of ways that you can "go agile." This book demystifies agile methodologies: why they’re designed the way they are, what problems they address, and the values, principles, and ideas they embody.You'll learn to recognize the principles that apply to development problems specific to your team, company, and projects....

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Introduction to Agile Methods

Introduction to Agile Methods

By: Sondra Ashmore Ph.D.; Kristin Runyan

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

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A Thorough Introduction to the Agile Framework and Methodologies That Are Used Worldwide Organizations of all shapes and sizes are embracing Agile methodologies as a way to transform their products, customer satisfaction, and employee engagement. Many people with varying levels of work experience are interested in understanding the architecture and nuances of Agile, but it is difficult to know where to start. Numerous practitioner books are available, but there has never been a single source for unbiased information about Agile methodologies–until now. Introduction to Agile Methods is the...

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Agile Software Architecture

Agile Software Architecture

By: Muhammad Ali Babar; Alan W. Brown; Ivan Mistrik

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 27-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 27-APR-2014

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Agile software development approaches have had significant impact on industrial software development practices. Today, agile software development has penetrated to most IT companies across the globe, with an intention to increase quality, productivity, and profitability. Comprehensive knowledge is needed to understand the architectural challenges involved in adopting and using agile approaches and industrial practices to deal with the development of large, architecturally challenging systems in an agile way. Agile Software Architecture focuses on gaps in the requirements of applying...

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Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-APR-2014

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The popular guide to the project management body of knowledge, now fully updated Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive guide to project management has long been considered the standard for both professionals and academics. With more than 32,000 copies sold in the last three editions, it has now been fully updated to cover the new PMBOK 5. Well-known expert Robert Wysocki has added more than 100 pages of new content based on instructor feedback, enhancing the coverage of best-of-breed methods and tools for ensuring project management success. With enriched case studies,...

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Testing in Scrum

Testing in Scrum

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-MAR-2014

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These days, more and more software development projects are being carried out using agile methods like Scrum. Agile software development promises higher software quality, a shorter time to market, and improved focus on customer needs. However, the transition to working within an agile methodology is not easy. Familiar processes and procedures change drastically. Software testing and software quality assurance have a crucial role in ensuring that a software development team, department, or company successfully implements long-term agile development methods and benefits from this framework....

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The Mikado Method

The Mikado Method

By: Ola Ellnestam and Daniel Brolund

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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Summary The Mikado Method is a book written by the creators of this process. It describes a pragmatic, straightforward, and empirical method to plan and perform non-trivial technical improvements on an existing software system. The method has simple rules, but the applicability is vast. As you read, you'll practice a step-by-step system for identifying the scope and nature of your technical debt, mapping the key dependencies, and determining the safest way to approach the “Mikado”your goal. About the Technology The game “pick-up sticks” is a good metaphor for the Mikado Method. You...

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Kanban in Action

Kanban in Action

By: Marcus Hammarberg and Joakim Sundén

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

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Summary Kanban in Action is a down-to-earth, no-frills, get-to-know-the-ropes introduction to kanban. It's based on real-world experience and observations from two kanban coaches who have introduced this process to dozens of teams. You'll learn the principles of why kanban works, as well as nitty-gritty details like how to use different color stickies on a kanban board to help you organize and track your work items. About the Book Too much work and too little time? If this is daily life for your team, you need kanban, a lean knowledge-management method designed to involve all team...

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Die Kraft von Scrum

Die Kraft von Scrum

By: Henning Wolf; Rini van Solingen; Eelco Rustenburg

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2014

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Scrum ist ein leichtgewichtiger agiler Ansatz für das Projektmanagement, der schnelle und effektive Softwareentwicklung fördert. Dabei folgt Scrum einem Schritt-für-Schritt-Ansatz und fokussiert auf Wertschöpfung, Teamverantwortung und enge Kundeneinbeziehung. In Form einer fiktiven Handlung werden hier die Probleme eines CTO einer Softwarefirma beschrieben, dessen wichtigstes Projekt in Schwierigkeiten ist. Mit der Hilfe eines Scrum-Coaches wird die Vorgehensweise komplett geändert und das Projekt zum Erfolg geführt. Dabei werden viele der Kernprobleme strukturell und nachhaltig beseitigt....

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Retrospektiven in der Praxis

Retrospektiven in der Praxis

By: Marc Löffler

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Retrospektiven sind eine der tragenden Säulen einer erfolgreichen agilen Transition und eines der besten Werkzeuge, um die notwendigen kulturellen Veränderungen in einer Organisation zu bewerkstelligen. Sie finden im agilen Kontext wie auch im traditionellen Projektmanagement ihre Verwendung, z.B. in Lessons-Learned-Workshops. Der Autor behandelt praxisnah und mit vielen Beispielen, wie Retrospektiven vorbereitet und moderiert werden. Auch verteilte, lösungsorientierte und systemische Retrospektiven werden jeweils ausführlich behandelt und es werden typische Fallstricke aufgezeigt....

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Agile Change Management

Agile Change Management

By: Melanie Franklin

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-MAR-2014

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The concept of agile working has been adopted by many organizations that recognize the need to respond quickly and easily to new opportunities and be fit for purpose in a world of complex and continuous change. Combining cutting edge techniques, Agile Change Management offers pioneering tools to ensure your change initiative is embedded, adopted and delivers benefits throughout the organization. Including examples and best practice advice it enables you to create your own roadmap consisting of all the processes, activities and information needed to manage any type of change initative. By...

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Agile Bibliography

Agile Bibliography

By: Safari Content Team

Publisher: Safari Books Online

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2014

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Use this bibliography to master the agile approach in software development, from XP to Scrum to scaling agility and managing risk, and more. ...

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Software in 30 Tagen

Software in 30 Tagen

By: ; Jeff Sutherland

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 05-FEB-2014

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Das Buch wendet sich an IT-Führungskräfte und Manager, die Scrum im Unternehmen einführen möchten, um in der Softwareentwicklung erfolgreicher zu sein. Es zeigt, wie Software in kleinen, sog. Inkrementen von maximal 30 Tagen entwickelt wird, sodass nach jedem Inkrement die Richtung der Entwicklung geändert werden kann. Mit Scrum kann flexibel auf veränderte Marktbedingungen reagiert und das vertiefte Verständnis der benötigten Produkteigenschaften in die weitere Planung integriert werden. Führungskräfte lernen in diesem Buch, wie sie Risiken im Projekt im Griff behalten und das Team dabei...

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Agiles Produktmanagement mit Scrum, 2nd Edition

Agiles Produktmanagement mit Scrum, 2nd Edition

By: Roman Pichler

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 05-FEB-2014

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Dieses Buch hilft Ihnen, erfolgreich innovative Produkte mit Scrum zu entwickeln. Anhand zahlreicher Praxisbeispiele erklärt der Autor anschaulich und leicht verständlich die Rolle des Product Owner und den Einsatz agiler Produktmanagementkonzepte und -techniken. Dabei stehen softwarebasierte Produkte, die von Webapplikationen bis zu Mobiltelefonen reichen, im Fokus. Jedes Kapitel endet mit einer Erörterung häufig gemachter Fehler und einer Zusammenfassung der vorgestellten Konzepte. Das Buch richtet sich an Product Owner sowie Führungskräfte und Scrum Master....

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Geschichten vom Scrum, 2nd Edition

Geschichten vom Scrum, 2nd Edition

By: Holger Koschek

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 05-FEB-2014

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In der agilen Welt bedient man sich gerne der uralten Tradition des Geschichtenerzählens, um Wissen zu vermitteln und Inhalte erlebbar zu machen. Der Autor illustriert in diesem Sinne anhand eines fiktiven Projekts die Werte, Konzepte undPraktiken von Scrum: Sie begleiten ein Team von Märchengestalten auf ihrem Weg zum Projekterfolg. Am Ende wissen Sie nicht nur, aus welchen Elementen Scrum besteht, sondern auch, wie Sie diese erfolgreich einsetzen können.Die 2. Auflage beschreibt neue Praktiken und Werkzeuge. Als methodische Grundlage dient der »Scrum Guide« in der Version 2013....

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Agile Estimation Techniques and Innovative Approaches to Software Process Improvement

Agile Estimation Techniques and Innovative Approaches to Software Process Improvement

By: Ricardo Colomo-Palacios; Jose Calvo-Manzano Villalón; Antonio de Amescua Seco; Tomás San Feliu Gilabert

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Applying methodologies of Software Process Improvement (SPI) is an effective way for businesses to remain competitive in the software industry. However, many organizations find implementing software process initiatives challenging. Agile Estimation Techniques and Innovative Approaches to Software Process Improvement reviews current SPI techniques and applications through discussions on current and future trends as well as the presentation of case studies on SPI implementation. Ideal for use by academics, students, and policy-makers, as well as industry professionals and managers, this...

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The Agile Culture: Leading through Trust and Ownership

The Agile Culture: Leading through Trust and Ownership

By: Pollyanna Pixton; Paul Gibson; Niel Nickolaisen

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 27-FEB-2014

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Build Agile Cultures That Unleash Passion, Innovation, and Performance What do you want? Delighted customers. How do you get them? By rapidly delivering innovative, exciting products and services your customers will love to use. How do you do this? By uniting talented people around shared ideas and purpose, trusting them, helping them take ownership, and getting out of their way. It sounds easy—but you know it isn’t. To make it happen, you must create an agile culture: one that’s open to change and can respond quickly to whatever your customers need and desire. The Agile Culture gives you...

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Lean Enterprise

Lean Enterprise

By: ; ;

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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Adopting Lean and Agile software delivery methodologies is hard in enterprises with annual budgeting cycles, compliance concerns, legacy systems to maintain, and organizational silos. This book is a uniquely practical guide to the secrets of transforming non-startups so that they can develop new products and services faster and more cheaply....