Agile Productivity Unleashed

Agile Productivity Unleashed

by Jamie Lynn Cooke
     
 

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In this new edition of her award-winning book, Jamie Lynn Cooke explains the principles of Agile, shows why it works, and demonstrates how to use Agile to significantly increase productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction in any industry.
It shows how Agile approaches can give you:
• A faster, more flexible and highly responsive framework,

Overview

In this new edition of her award-winning book, Jamie Lynn Cooke explains the principles of Agile, shows why it works, and demonstrates how to use Agile to significantly increase productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction in any industry.
It shows how Agile approaches can give you:
• A faster, more flexible and highly responsive framework, allowing your organisation to leverage internal and external changes more quickly.
• Significantly more efficient use of resources and time, freeing up staff for greater innovation and value creation.
• Direct stakeholder engagement, resulting in better customer relationships and more compelling product development.
Written for managers and business professionals, the book presents a range of proven Agile methods including Scrum®, Kanban, Feature Driven Development™ (FDD™) and the Dynamic Systems Development Method® (DSDM®) in clear business language. The author then devotes a chapter to each of the 12 Agile principles that make these approaches consistently successful, and details how to use these methods to tackle the core challenges faced by every organization.
The book concludes with in-depth case study that compares Agile with traditional approaches for achieving three common business objectives, followed by step-by-step guidelines to making Agile work for your organization, and a range of resources for further reading.
Read this book and learn how to unleash the potential of Agile in your organization.
About the author
Jamie Lynn Cooke has 24 years of experience as a senior business analyst and solutions consultant, working with more than 130 public and private sector organizations throughout Australia, Canada and the United States. She has been working hands on with Agile approaches since 2003.
The first edition of Agile Productivity Unleashed won the AXIOM Business Book Awards Bronze Medal for TQM/Productivity Books in 2011

Editorial Reviews

Colin Bentley

"... an excellent guide; well structured, well written... It should light many fires in senior management's minds when they think of the problems their projects have had."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849285636
Publisher:
IT Governance
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Jamie Lynn Cooke has 24 years of experience as a senior business analyst and solutions consultant, working with more than 130 public and private sector organizations throughout Australia, Canada and the United States. She has been working hands on with Agile approaches since 2003.

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