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Agile/iterative methods: From business case to successful implementation
This is the definitive guide for managers and students to agile and iterative development methods: what they are, how they work, how to implement them—and why you should.
Using statistically significant research and large-scale case studies, noted methods expert Craig Larman presents the most convincing case ever made for iterative development. Larman offers a concise, information-packed summary of the key ideas that drive all agile and iterative processes, with the details of four noteworthy iterative methods: Scrum, XP, RUP, and Evo. Coverage includes:
Whether you're an IT executive, project manager, student of software engineering, or developer, Craig Larman will help you understand the promise of agile/iterative development, sell it throughout your organizationaeand transform the promise into reality.
CRAIG LARMAN is known throughout the international software community as an expert and passionate advocate for object-oriented technologies and development, and iterative and agile development methods. He serves as Chief Scientist at Valtech, a global consulting and skills transfer company, where he has led the adoption of iterative and agile methods. Larman also authored Applying UML and Patterns, the world's best-selling text on object-oriented analysis and design, and iterative development.
I'm not yet finished with the book so my review is a little premature. With that said, the previous reviews are all about right. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Lucas Vickers
This is a good book, it is a little old and the price has dropped.
But, $28 for Kindle is too much (especially when simply replacing the paper version for convenience )
Whether you're a novice wanting to get started with the Agile framework or an experienced practitioner, this book will keep you grounded in the key concepts that result in... Read morePublished on May 20, 2011 by Randy Brown
I liked this book. As a development manager I used it to look at various agile techniques and also ensured that my software dev and QA team read it. Read morePublished on March 24, 2011 by Yoram
Having employed traditional software development methodology in managing projects previously, this book has helped me by introducing agile concepts & methodology, allowing me to... Read morePublished on July 9, 2009 by Lisa Oh
This book is organized for easy self-directed exploration, with extensive margin references to sections that expand on topics mentioned. Read morePublished on May 22, 2009 by Dale Schumacher