The Agile Developer's Handbook

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The Agile Developer's Handbook

The Agile Developer's Handbook: Get more value from your software development: get the best out of the Agile methodology by Paul Flewelling
English | 27 Feb. 2018 | ISBN: 1787280209 | 398 Pages | EPUB | 15.51 MB

A pragmatic companion guide to your Agile journey

Key Features
Make your team Agile by implementing industry-standard Agile techniques
Assess scope, scale up efficiently
Create the correct roles and identify the right candidates for your team
Finish your projects faster and stay ahead of the curve

Book Description
This book will help you overcome the common challenges you'll face when transforming your working practices from waterfall to Agile. Each chapter builds on the last, starting with easy-to-grasp ways to get going with Agile. Next you'll see how to choose the right Agile framework for your organization. Moving on, you'll implement systematic product delivery and measure and report progress with visualization. Then you'll learn how to create high performing teams, develop people in Agile, manage in Agile, and perform distributed Agile and collaborative governance.

At the end of the book, you'll discover how Agile will help your company progressively deliver software to customers, increase customer satisfaction, and improve the level of efficiency in software development teams.

What you will learn
Create a solid foundation that gives your team an Agile jumpstart
Understand how to select and evolve practices to increase your team's agility
Use experiments to accelerate your team's understanding
Fine-tune your approach by incorporating aspects of Lean and Lean Startup
Know how to foster an environment of continuous improvement and learning that will become self-sustaining

Who This Book Is For
If you're a software developer or a project manager with little to no experience of Agile, but you want to efficiently implement it, this is the book for you.

Table of Contents
The turning point in the software industry and the Agile manifesto
The Agile software delivery methods and how they fit the manifesto
Introducing Scrum to your software team
Gathering user requirements for incremental software delivery
Using kickoffs to speed-up team formation and to create better alignment
Metrics that will help your software team deliver
Software technical practices are the foundation of incremental software delivery
Tightening feedback loops in the Software Development Lifecycle
How better user requirements will help you deliver better software sooner
Using Product Roadmaps to guide software delivery
Improving your software team's dynamics to increase your Agility
Baking quality in to your software delivery
The Ultimate Software Team Member
Scaling out your approach