Kanban and Scrum: making the most of both introduces the Scrum methodology and the Kanban tool. It compares the two approaches, differentiates them and show how they are related. Divided in two parts, the book presents the theories first and then a case study at the second. People who have heard of Agile, Scrum, Lean and Kanban will now have a better understanding of how each approach can affect teams, processes, and workflows, and how both can be used at the same time.
Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change intends to teach the software developers and project managers about the concepts of Kanban. Over a period of time, Kanban has become a very popular methodology to visualize and manage the projects in the fields of software development and Information Technology. Teams all over the world are implementing Kanban to their development processes.
Scrum Mastery: From Good to Great Servant-Leadership is the go-to guide for ambitious ScrumMasters. As an essential method of agile project management, Scrum Mastery is an invaluable manual to become a more successful, productive and effective ScrumMaster. This book comes with the advantage of the personal experiences and Scrum skills of author Geoff Watts, who has been proposed as one of the most knowledgeable and respected Scrum coaches in the world.
Lean from the Trenches: Managing Large-Scale Projects with Kanban is a book about a real public service project that was experiencing problems and how a team solved it. It is a story of how a 60-person project team developed a complex software system for the Swedish Police using Lean and Kanban practices. It is a two-part book that shared an actual story in the first part and then lessons about Agile and Lean principles in the second part as they were applied during the project.
Agile Project Management with Scrum is an essential guide to understanding Scrum, which is a non-traditional project management concept that focuses on using multiple small teams working independently to manage projects and generate productivity. Scrum is often used by companies that develop software, but can be applied to a wide variety of fields providing an organized structure and process of project management.
No More Excuses: The Five Accountabilities for Personal and Organizational Growth is about changing one’s understanding of accountability. The word usually has a negative connotation. People associate it with many negative things such as responsibility, guilt, blame or consequence.
The Four Intelligences of the Business Mind: How to Rewire Your Brain and Your Business for Success discusses different types of principles that can be used to set up a process that will help improve an organization. The book is based on research from various disciplines such as organizational psychology, neuroscience, multiple intelligence theory and business analytic.
Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process is considered a complete reference about this particular product development strategy. More than just a process, Scrum as a framework and an organizational structure provides answers and solutions in helping companies develop products of value. However, along with answers, it also brings certain questions, particularly to the role and responsibility of the project manager in this new structure.
Agile Estimating and Planning is a book that is not simply another guide to the agile approach, but one that really delves into it. The book has a perfect mix of theory and practices, and provides concrete experiences to enhance the understanding. It provides a complete set of tools to succeed in projects that have a high unpredictability factor, through estimating, planning and scheduling.
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