Other Sellers on Amazon
+ Free Shipping
+ Free Shipping
+ Free Shipping
Agile Coaching 1st Edition
$4.40 extra savings coupon applied at checkout.
Sorry. You are not eligible for this coupon.
Books with Buzz
Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from mysteries and romance to humor and nonfiction. Explore more
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Frequently bought together
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
About the Author
Rachel Davies provides expert coaching to teams in Agile software development techniques, such as Test-Driven Development and planning with User Stories. She has been working with Agile teams using XP and Scrum since 2000. Rachel is internationally recognized in the agile community, a frequent presenter at industry conferences worldwide, and a director of Agile Alliance.
Liz Sedley is an Agile Coach and .Net Developer working in London, UK. She has fifteen years industry experience, mostly as a C++ / C# developer. Liz has spent the last four years enabling companies to be more Agile.
- Item Weight : 13.7 ounces
- Paperback : 250 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1934356433
- ISBN-13 : 978-1934356432
- Dimensions : 7.5 x 0.6 x 9.25 inches
- Publisher : Pragmatic Bookshelf; 1st edition (September 15, 2009)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #612,326 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer Reviews:
Top reviews from the United States
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
This book is a model of concise, clear writing. It's packed with information in the form of narrative, bullet points, graphics, photos, stories of real teams and projects, exercises, tips and examples. The authors have been walking their talk for a long time, so you can feel confident about following their advice. Their flair for language makes the book fun to read. It could be a quick read, except you'll find yourself stopping to reflect on your own experiences, and thinking about how you could apply the technique you just read about on your own team. Each chapter includes hurdles you may face, and a checklist summarizing action items for you, the reader.
I particularly enjoyed the little vignettes with dialog from a typical team illustrating topics such as "Not Quite Done Yet" and "Getting Ready to Demo". The authors have insight into all aspects of coding, testing, and managing software teams. You'll find advice you might not expect in a software-related book, such as "Be kind to yourself". The focus on people and teams will make you a better person and team member.
Then after a few weeks I decided to give it a read.
If you are starting out as an agile coach this book is a must read! I could relate to nearly everything they had to say. The book is an easy read, it isn't to long but covers a lot of topics at a high level with practical advice.
Thank you ladies!