Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile: Principles and Practices for an Adaptive Approach.pdf
Streamline project workflow with expert agile implementation Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile is a clear, comprehensive manual for bringing agile into any organization. Beginning with an overview of various methodologies, this book provides prescriptive "how-to" knowledge for applying agile to business, with scaling methods for implementation at the enterprise level. Real-world case studies illustrate the concepts at work, each with example approaches, key success factors, and a summary of lessons learned. The book includes discussion topics, example exercises, and sample agile frameworks that facilitate hands-on learning to provide a more thorough level of understanding. Those preparing for PMI's new ACP exam will find this book useful as a study guide, with plenty of opportunities for self-testing. Agile uses rolling wave planning with iterative and incremental delivery, and a rapid, flexible response to change that opens up communications between teams, stakeholders, and customers. There are many agile methodologies, and Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile provides guidance toward choosing the one that best suits the organization and implementing it effectively at all levels. Learn more about agile methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, and waterfall Adapt different agile methodologies to fit your business's needs Discover scaling methods that allow you to apply agile at any level Put agile ideas into practice with hands-on training and exercises Project managers with a traditional, plan-driven project management background may find agile implementation to be challenging. This book helps them develop a more adaptive management approach that works synergistically with agile to improve organization, communication, and ultimately, project outcomes. For a stronger grasp on agile efficiency, Project Manager's Guide to Mastering Agile provides the answers and solutions that make managers more effective.