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"Agile development methods are key to the future of flexible software systems. Scrum is one of the vanguards of the new way to buy and manage software development when business conditions are changing. This book distills both the theory and practice and is essential reading for anyone who needs to cope with software in a volatile world." Martin Fowler, industry consultant and CTO, ThoughtWorks
"Most executives today are not happy with their organization's ability to deliver systems at reasonable cost and timeframes. Yet, if pressed, they will admit that they don't think their software developers are not competent. If it's not the engineers, then what is it that prevents fast development at reasonable cost? Scrum gives the answer to the question and the solution to the problem. Alan Buffington, industry consultant, former Present, Fidelity Systems Company
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
This book gave me what I neede for a practical application of Agile methodology.Published 1 month ago by kfjohnson1
Gets to the basics of agile. Worth reading more than once as your team adopts agile SW development practices.Published 3 months ago by Robert
Scrum explained out of its roots, a simple approach to understand why process gets in the way and turns into pure bureaucracy on software development and why Scrum can help with... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Rodrigo Anami
I first read this book back in 2003 and it definitely opened my understanding of agile development. However, in many ways it has been superseded by many of the books written... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Evan Leybourn - Author of Directing the Agile Organisation
This is the super awesome quick and dirty guide to Scrum. Explains everything in easily understood language. I'm a developer myself and I loved it.Published 19 months ago by James Collings