Scrum in Action

Scrum in Action

by Andrew Pham
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 143545913X

ISBN-13: 9781435459137

Pub. Date: 01/21/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

SCRUM IN ACTION: AGILE SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT is a practical how-to guide for software project teams on how to successfully deploy an Agile software framework with Scrum. It is clearly and concisely written and is the first practical guide with real world situations written by corporate practitioners. This book describes many good project

Overview

SCRUM IN ACTION: AGILE SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT is a practical how-to guide for software project teams on how to successfully deploy an Agile software framework with Scrum. It is clearly and concisely written and is the first practical guide with real world situations written by corporate practitioners. This book describes many good project management techniques on how to get the most from project teams and bridges the gaps between many Scrum and project management books by addressing how to communicate with executives using financial terms, how to use an objective estimation technique, and where software architecture fits into Scrum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435459137
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/21/2011
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,158,182
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

What Is This Book About? Who Should Read This Book? 1. It Is All About Agile and Scrum - Setting The Stage. 2. Finance Speak. 3. Secure Top Management Support but Make Sure to Obtain Middle Management Buy-in. 4. A Visual Requirements Gathering for the Product Backlog. 5. Making the Story Point Estimate Comparable for Scrum Enterprise-Wide Implementation. 6. The Influence of Architecture Vision on Team Velocity and Software Quality (*). 7. From Architecture Vision to Release and Sprints Planning to Parallel Software Development (*). 8. Did You Say Product Owner? 9. The Importance of Automated, Regression and Integration Tests. 10. The Importance of Teamwork. 11. The New Nature of Management and Leadership On a Scrum Project. 12. How to Adapt Scrum (Without Destroying Its Agile Foundations or Doing Negative ScrumButs)? 13. Scrum Project Readiness Self-Assessment. 14. When Do You or Would Need a ScrumMaster? 15. Parting Thoughts. Appendix A: Two Real World Software Product Development Case Studies. Appendix B: Could you or should you have an Abnormal Termination of a Sprint? Glossary. References. Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >