Agile Software Development with Scrum

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Computers - 158 pages
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Arguably the most important book about managing technology and systems development efforts, this book describes building systems using the deceptively simple process, Scrum. Readers will come to understand a new approach to systems development projects that cuts through the complexity and ambiguity of complex, emergent requirements and unstable technology to iteratively and quickly produce quality software. BENEFITS

  • Learn how to immediately start producing software incrementally regardless of existing engineering practices or methodologies
  • Learn how to simplify the implementation of Agile processes
  • Learn how to simplify XP implementation through a Scrum wrapper
  • Learn why Agile processes work and how to manage them
  • Understand the theoretical underpinnings of Agile processes

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User Review  - pratalife - LibraryThing

One of the seminal books on scrum, however this is getting dated. Quite a bit of the advice in the book does not match contemporary leading practices or definitions of Scrum. Read full review

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User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

Terrific book if you want to learn about Agile, great examples of how it was implemented. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
2
Get Ready For Scrum
23
Scrum Practices
31
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Ken Schwaber is president of Advanced Development Methods (ADM), a company dedicated to improving the software development practice. He is an experienced software developer, product manager, and industry consultant. Schwaber initiated the process management product revolution of the early 1990's and also worked with Jeff Sutherland to formulate the initial versions of the Scrum development process.

Mike Beedle, an experienced software development practitioner, is the founder and CEO of e-Architects, Inc., a management and technical consulting company that helps its clients develop software in record time. Beedle has contributed to thousands of software projects for the last 20 years, and has used, recommended, and guided others to implement Scrum since 1995.

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