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Understanding Agile: A Guide for Managers - PDF

Author:
Steve Messenger
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TSO (The Stationery Office)
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Understanding Agile is a practical guide for managers for managers who are currently working in an Agile environment or have plans to adopt an Agile methodology within their organizations. This guide describes what Agile means, its benefits and pitfalls and the difference between Agile and more traditional approaches. The importance of being a manager in an Agile team is highlighted, as well as leadership styles, approaches to project management and understanding team members needs. Topics include: when to use an Agile approach, essential tools and techniques, monitoring risk and stakeholder management.

Key features:

  • Clearly explains the concept and principles of Agile

  • Outlines essential tools and techniques

  • Discusses the type of Agile methods available

  • Highlights how Agile can deliver value and be measured

  • Clear guidance on how to incorporate Agile into governance processes

  • Written by a highly experienced author

  • Glossary and appendices for quick reference

  • Anecdotes throughout based on the author’s experience

  • Includes budget management and best practice.

  • Also available as an ebook from Amazon

This practical guide explains how to introduce and manage sustainable Agile approaches. The type of methods available and how they can work together are explained, as well as how they can be incorporated into organisational governance.

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Extent 130 pages ISBN 9780117082953
Size 170 x 240 mm Price £35.00 (£42.00 inc. VAT)
Format PDF Format help (opens in new window) Published 27 Sep 2016
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