Agile Project Management: Managing for Success by James A. Crowder, Shelli Friess

By James A. Crowder, Shelli Friess

This ebook introduces readers to the concept that of Agile undertaking administration and permits them to house the calls for and complexities of recent, agile systems/software/hardware improvement groups. The ebook examines the project/program supervisor past the recommendations of management and goals to connect with employees' experience of identification. The textual content examines human mental innovations equivalent to “locus of control,” for you to aid the executive comprehend their crew members’ view and the way top to regulate their “world” contributions. The authors conceal new administration instruments and philosophies for agile systems/software/hardware improvement groups, with a selected specialize in how this pertains to engineering and machine technology. This booklet additionally contains functional case studies.

* Discusses administration talents wanted as they relate to the advances in software program improvement practices
* Examines how you can deal with an agile improvement workforce that incorporates groups throughout geographically, ethnically, and culturally different backgrounds
* Embraces the entire features of contemporary administration and management

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Organizations must strive to provide an environment where budget is not centered on time and motion (Earned Value only based on Cost and Schedule), but must be centered on the perceived values of the objectives of the project [25]. ” The agile development teams must be free to self-organize, generate work plans, resource management plans, and pick the productivity tools appropriate for the project and teams [73]. However, this freedom must include the Agile Manager, whose role of Fig. 3 The Future of Agile Development Productivity Tools 47 Fig.

Most are designed to work well with Scrum, ScrumBan, Kanban, and many include provisions for custom agile management methods [66]. Most include integrated tools for: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 2 Productivity Tools for the Agile Developer In his work on Global Software Development, Iyengar [40] explains that the rapid increase in agile software development has led to an explosion of productivity tools. Most are geared at the Agile Manager, but tools are needed to enhance collaboration and cooperation among agile team members, whether they are collocated or in different continents.

3. 4. 5. 6. 2 Productivity Tools for the Agile Developer In his work on Global Software Development, Iyengar [40] explains that the rapid increase in agile software development has led to an explosion of productivity tools. Most are geared at the Agile Manager, but tools are needed to enhance collaboration and cooperation among agile team members, whether they are collocated or in different continents. If the Agile Manager has not fully adopted the philosophy of the agile process, productivity tools provided to agile team members may be limited to software tools like Microsoft Project©, spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel©, or tools like OneNote©.

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