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Agile Development and Business Goals

Agile Development and Business Goals
  • Author : Bill Holtsnider
  • Publsiher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 15 July 2010
  • ISBN : 9780123815217
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Agile Development and Business Goals: The Six-Week Solution is a guide for the software development process, which can be challenging, difficult, and time-consuming. This process, called the “Agile process, is unique, and it features several aspects that distinguish it from the classical methods of software development. The book offers readers information about the design, implementation, and management of the different methods of creating world-class software. The book discusses the various reasons that the development of software is a difficult process, and it addresses how software development sometimes fails and why it seldom aligns with business needs. It further examines the risk associated with software creation and the different ways to mitigate them. This book is relevant to software development managers responsible for creating quality software products, and managing software development teams. Explains how to employ automation in your development process to improve your company’s profitability Introduces a compensation structure that incents your technical talent to deliver measurable results on a predictable basis Provides real-world solutions – questions to ask when hiring or which build server software to consider, for example – instead of theoretical discussions


Agile Development and Business Goals

Agile Development and Business Goals
  • Author : Bill Holtsnider,Tom Wheeler,George Stragand,Joe Gee
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 15 July 2010
GET THIS BOOKAgile Development and Business Goals

Agile Development and Business Goals: The Six-Week Solution is a guide for the software development process, which can be challenging, difficult, and time-consuming. This process, called the “Agile process, is unique, and it features several aspects that distinguish it from the classical methods of software development. The book offers readers information about the design, implementation, and management of the different methods of creating world-class software. The book discusses the various reasons that the development of software is a difficult process,


Leaving ADDIE for SAM

Leaving ADDIE for SAM
  • Author : Michael Allen
  • Publisher : American Society for Training and Development
  • Release : 26 September 2012
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The ADDIE process is past its prime. It was developed long before Agile and other iterative processes that have introduced greater efficiencies in design and development, fostered more creativity, and addressed effective stakeholder involvement. Leaving ADDIE for SAM introduces two new concepts—SAM, the Successive Approximation Model, and the Savvy Start. Together, they incorporate contemporary design and development processes that simplify instructional design and development, yielding more energetic and effective learning experiences.

This book is a


Agile Development in the Real World

Agile Development in the Real World
  • Author : Alan Cline
  • Publisher : Apress
  • Release : 28 December 2015
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This book is a practical guide for new agile practitioners and contains everything a new project manager needs to know to get up to speed with agile practices quickly and sort out the hype and dogma of pseudo-agile practices.The author lays out the general guidelines for running an agile project with the assumption that the project team may be working in a traditional environment (using the waterfall model, or something similar). Agile Development in the Real World conveys valuable


Enterprise-Scale Agile Software Development

Enterprise-Scale Agile Software Development
  • Author : James Schiel
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 November 2009
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Enterprise-Scale Agile Software Development is the collective sum of knowledge accumulated during the full-scale transition of a 1400-person organization to agile development—considered the largest implementation of agile development and Scrum ever attempted anywhere in the world. Now James Schiel, a certified Scrum trainer and member of the Scrum Alliance, draws from his experience at the helm of that global four-year project to guide you and your organization through the transition. He lends his insight on how you can use


The Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile

The Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile
  • Author : Charles G. Cobb
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 05 January 2015
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Streamline project workflow with expert agile implementation The Project Management Profession is beginning to go throughrapid and profound transformation due to the widespread adoption ofagile methodologies. Those changes are likely to dramaticallychange the role of project managers in many environments as we haveknown them and raise the bar for the entire project managementprofession; however, we are in the early stages of thattransformation and there is a lot of confusion about the impact ithas on project managers: There are many stereotypes


Lean-Agile Software Development

Lean-Agile Software Development
  • Author : Alan Shalloway,Guy Beaver,James R. Trott
  • Publisher : Pearson Education
  • Release : 22 October 2009
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Agile techniques have demonstrated immense potential for developing more effective, higher-quality software. However,scaling these techniques to the enterprise presents many challenges. The solution is to integrate the principles and practices of Lean Software Development with Agile’s ideology and methods. By doing so, software organizations leverage Lean’s powerful capabilities for “optimizing the whole” and managing complex enterprise projects. A combined “Lean-Agile” approach can dramatically improve both developer productivity and the software’s business value.In this book, three


Running an Agile Software Development Project

Running an Agile Software Development Project
  • Author : Mike Holcombe
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 05 December 2008
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A Practical Approach To Building Small To Medium Software Systems For Real Business Clients Based on more than 100 actual commercial projects, this book clearly explains how to run an agile software development project that delivers high-quality, high-value solutions to business clients. It concentrates on the practical, social, business, and management aspects as well as the technical issues involved. Professor Holcombe successfully connects readers with the wave of "Agile 2.0" concepts that take the techniques of agile development and place them in


Agile Career Development

Agile Career Development
  • Author : Mary Ann Bopp,Diana Bing,Sheila Forte-Trammell
  • Publisher : Pearson Education
  • Release : 17 August 2009
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Supercharge Performance by Linking Employee-Driven Career Development with Business Goals How do you make career development work for both the employee and the business? IBM® has done it by tightly linking employee-driven career development programs with corporate goals. In Agile Career Development , three of IBM’s leading HR innovators show how IBM has accomplished this by illustrating various lessons and approaches that can be applied to other organizations as well. This book is for every HR professional, learning or training


The Business Value of Software

The Business Value of Software
  • Author : Michael D. S. Harris
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 September 2017
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In business, driving value is a key strategy and typically starts at the top of an organization. In today’s digital age, driving software value is also an important, and often overlooked, key strategy. Executives, and the corporate board, need to expect the highest level of business value from the software the organization is developing, buying, and selling. In today’s digital transformation marketplace, it is imperative that organizations start driving business value from software development initiatives. For many years,


Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management
  • Author : Philip Small
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 09 March 2020
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This Is How The World's Top Tech Companies Manage Their Projects - Use Their Methods And Let Your Startup Thrive! Do you want to run your small business using the same strategies as the leaders in your field? Do you want to have a clear advantage over your competitors? Do you want your customers to be happy and eager to pay you even more? It's time to learn Agile. With agile project management, you can create high-quality products in less



Business-Driven IT-Wide Agile (Scrum) and Kanban (Lean) Implementation

Business-Driven IT-Wide Agile (Scrum) and Kanban (Lean) Implementation
  • Author : Andrew Thu Pham,David Khoi Pham
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 July 2017
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Business-Driven IT-Wide Agile (Scrum) and Kanban (Lean) Implementation: An Action Guide for Business and IT Leaders explains how to increase IT delivery capabilities through the use of Agile and Kanban. Factoring in constant change, communication, a sense of urgency, clear and measurable goals, political realities, and infrastructure needs, it cove


Agile Service Development

Agile Service Development
  • Author : Marc Lankhorst
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 23 April 2012
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Economies around the globe have evolved into being largely service-oriented economies. Consumers no longer just want a printer or a car, they rather ask for a printing service or a mobility service. In addition, service-oriented organizations increasingly exploit new devices, technologies and infrastructures. Agility is the ability to deal with such changing requirements and environments. Agile ways of working embrace change as a positive force and harness it to the organization's competitive advantage. The approach described in this book focuses


Agile and LLAMA for ISD Project Management

Agile and LLAMA for ISD Project Management
  • Author : Megan Torrance
  • Publisher : Association for Talent Development
  • Release : 01 November 2014
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The Agile methodology helps project managers respond to rapidly changing business requirements that can shift even before a project is complete. It guides you to better target the deliverables required to meet a project’s goals, fine tuning as necessary. A form of Agile, the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach (LLAMA), is designed specifically for instructional projects. In this TD at Work, you will learn how to: • Identify business goals that will help you align your project accordingly. • Leverage the


Building the Agile Database

Building the Agile Database
  • Author : Larry Burns
  • Publisher : Technics Publications
  • Release : 01 August 2011
GET THIS BOOKBuilding the Agile Database

Is fast development the enemy of good development? Not necessarily. Agile development requires that databases are designed and built quickly enough to meet fast-based delivery schedules — but in a way that also delivers maximum business value and reuse. How can these requirements both be satisfied? This book, suitable for practitioners at all levels, will explain how to design and build enterprise-quality high-value databases within the constraints of an Agile project. Starting with an overview of the business case for good