All About Agile: Agile Management Made Easy! (Paperback)
'Agile' is one of the biggest buzzwords of the last decade. Agile methods often come across as rather more complicated than they really are. This book is an attempt to unravel that complexity. To simplify the concepts. This book breaks the concepts into small bite-sized pieces that are easy to understand and easy to implement, and delivers the message in a friendly and conversational style. Allaboutagile.com is one of the most popular blogs about agile on the web. This book is a 370 page compilation of the best educational content. It includes the popular series' 10 Key Principles of Agile and How To Implement Scrum in 10 Easy Steps, as well as a wide variety of content on the subjects of agile adoption, user stories, agile estimating, agile project management, lean, agile teams and agile leadership.
The author, Kelly Waters, has been a key exponent of agile methods for several years. He has over 25 years experience in software development, and has been managing successful teams for over 18 years. He has also been a director in large media organisations and led the successful transformation to agile methods. In 2010, he won an award for Most Valuable Agile Player in the UK in recognition of his contribution to the agile community and his impact in implementing agile methods in large, complex and dynamic organisations. He is now an executive consultant and is helping other organisations to do the same.