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By Greg Cohen

Agencies are consistently suffering from advanced improvement tasks and are in look for a couple of, user-friendly, and straightforward to benefit ways to support care for their difficulties. therefore, a growing number of software program businesses are swiftly turning to Agile improvement to deal with quickly altering markets, unknown or altering product standards, without borders festival, and to unravel complicated difficulties. but little has been written to lead product managers throughout the transition in operating with Agile groups and the various merits that it offers.

'Agile Excellence for Product Managers' is a undeniable conversing consultant on easy methods to paintings with Agile improvement groups to accomplish extra special product good fortune. It covers the why and the way of agile improvement (including Scrum, XP, and Lean,) the function of product administration, unencumber making plans, liberate administration, street mapping, developing and prioritizing a product backlog, documentation, product launches, organizational implications and extra. it's a needs to learn for product managers making the swap to Agile improvement in addition to product proprietors and venture managers trying to find greater how you can manage and lead of their companies.

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Effect on revenues and advertising . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . bankruptcy 7 fifty five sixty two sixty five sixty seven seventy two seventy two seventy four seventy six seventy seven seventy nine eighty one eighty two eighty three Organizing round Agile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Who will be Doing What? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 dealing with a number of initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety hindrances to group functionality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety one bankruptcy eight a glance at severe Programming and Lean software program improvement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety seven severe Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety seven Lean software program improvement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one zero one bankruptcy nine end . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 technique adulthood and Agile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . candy Spots for Agile improvement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Organizational Agility Trade-Offs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agile Product administration overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Visibility, Flexibility, and caliber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . x 113 116 116 119 a hundred and twenty 122 Appendix A word list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred twenty five Appendix B assets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 writer in regards to the writer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133 Books different satisfied approximately® Books. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred thirty five Contents F i g u r e s determine 1. 1 the normal software program product improvement approach ...................................... eight determine 1. 2 the price of swap for a normal software program undertaking .............................................. nine determine 1. three the price of swap in the course of a undertaking with a flat price curve ................................................ eleven determine 1. four Agile software program improvement creates items via a number of, small iterations. ................. 12 determine 1. five conventional software program improvement assumes an outlined procedure. .......................................... 18 determine 1. 6 software program improvement follows an empirical method that's just like new product improvement. .................................................. 19 determine 2. 1 Bird's-eye view of Scrum ................................ 22 determine 2. 2 An generation or dash ...................................... 24 determine three. 1 evaluation of an Agile unlock .......................... 32 determine three. 2 Chart of exact vs. deliberate speed via generation .......................................................... 34 determine three. three Chart of tangible vs. deliberate tale issues for the discharge exhibiting paintings progressing slower than deliberate ....................................... 35 determine three. four free up burndown chart exhibiting paintings progressing slower than deliberate ................... 36 determine three. five liberate burndown with scope switch ........... 37 determine three. 6 job board with activity hours last ........... 38 Agile Excellence™ for Product Managers xi xii determine three. 7 new release burndown chart displaying a undertaking not on time ................................ 39 determine three. eight new release burndown with scope got rid of to hit the generation finish date ................................ 39 determine three. nine a true activity board displaying how standards circulation from left to correct as they're labored on within the new release ...........................................

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