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Agile Project Management For Dummies

Agile Project Management For Dummies

by Mark C Layton
432 Pages · 2015 · 9  MB · 2 Downloads · New!
" Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give. ” ― Ben Carson
Agile Documentation
by Andreas Ruping
246 Pages · 2015 · 3 MB · 0 Downloads · New!
The “Agile Documentation: A Pattern Guide to Producing Lightweight Documents for Software Projects” that describes the software documentation forms for all communication relating to a software project. The author of this bestselling book is Andreas Ruping. Andreas is a member of the pattern think-tank, Hillside Europe. He is the Chairman of several EuroPLop Conferences. He has 12-years experience in software development and working as a software engineer and software development in Germany. Andreas Ruping goal of agile software development is to focus more on producing working software and less on documentation. The author explains four core values of Agile software development which are based on individuals, interactions, processes and tools, working software over comprehensive documentation and customer collaboration over contract negotiation. He also explains some straightforward advice which will help to judge, such as how to organize documents and make them easily accessible. Communication face-to-face would be better than paper or online. How documents impact the customer. The core point is how to choose the right tools and techniques. Furthermore, what the benefits of using diagram rather than text. Ruping uses real-world examples and utilizes agile principles to provide an accessible practical pattern guide which shows you how to produce high-quality documentation. In short, Agile Documentation will help you to understand the processes that can be found repeatedly in a good project.
The Manager’s Path
by Camille Fournier
244 Pages · 2015 · 1 · 0 Downloads · New!
“The Manager’s Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change” is a great book that takes us through each stage in the journey from an engineer to a technical manager. Camille Fournier is the author of this business management book. Camille Fournier is the former CTO of Rent the Runway, where she managed somehow earn herself the nickname “The Hammer”. She also writes numerous books and all of them are worth to read. Her blog “Elided Branches” covers many topics relevant to software engineers included distributed systems and engineering leadership. In this book, Camille Fournier gives you the journey from an engineer to a technical manager. The Manager’s Path is an ideal book whether you are a new manager or a more experienced, it will teach you how to manage multiple teams and managers. In addition, The Manager’s Path describes how to become a better manager and leader in your organization. Fournier describes how to manage yourself and avoid common pitfalls that challenge many leaders. This book helps you to describe how various levels of leadership work at tech companies and the various benefits, struggles, tradeoffs, etc. All in all, The Manager’s Path is an excellent book for all business managers.
An Elegant Puzzle
by Will Larson
288 Pages · 2015 · 4 MB · 1 Downloads · New!
The “An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management” is an informative book for all leaders who want to create more effective and rewarding organizations. The author of this helpful book is Will Larson. Larson has been an engineering leader and software engineer at technology companies of many shapes and sizes including Yahoo. He grew up in North Carolina, studied Computer Science at Centre College in Kentucky. His book engages all the readers from first to end of the line. In this book, Will Larson says people don’t leave companies, they leave managers. Management is a core part of any organization. People can easily judge the organization by management. Larson developed a thoughtful approach to engineering management that leaders of all levels at companies can adopt. An Elegant Puzzle is a masterful study of the challenges and demands of the discipline of engineering management. In addition, the reader can imagine an actionable template for addressing difficult problems with finesse, creativity, and fairness. An Elegant Puzzle also offers some great insights into how to better yourself in organizations. To sum it up, An Elegant Puzzle is a great book for anyone who wants to create more effective and rewarding organizations.
Agile Project Management
by Jerry Savelle
134 Pages · 2015 · 2 MB · 0 Downloads · New!
The “Agile project management: A Beginner’s Guide to Agile Implementation and Leadership” is an informative book for all project managers. Agile project management is written by the author Jerry Savelle. This amazing book will help the reader to gain a deeper understanding of the Agile principles of management. By using Agile methodology, you will see increase project efficiency and team collaboration that will improve your team creativity and customer satisfaction. It explains in easy to understand language how to apply the Agile methodology in every phase of any project. After reading this book, you will learn how Agile will improve your communications, how it differs from other methods and why it is better, how to build an adaptive team. This book is also helpful for newbie and professionals because it describes everything in depth. It helps the project managers to implement software projects in weeks instead of months by numerous techniques. Furthermore, this book offers a comprehensive guide to this highly successful method of project management. If you follow this book, you will see your project success rate improve and customer satisfaction rise. All in all, Agile project management is a must-read book for all project managers.