Download Agile Project Management: Managing for Success by James A. Crowder, Shelli Friess PDF

By James A. Crowder, Shelli Friess

Management and allows them to house the calls for and complexities of recent, agile systems/software/hardware improvement groups. The ebook examines the project/program supervisor past the innovations of management and goals to hook up with staff' feel of identification. The textual content examines human mental recommendations resembling “locus of control,” with a view to support the executive comprehend their group contributors’ view and the way most sensible to control their “world” contributions. The authors disguise new administration instruments and philosophies for agile systems/software/hardware improvement groups, with a particular specialize in how this pertains to engineering and desktop technological know-how. This ebook additionally contains functional case studies.

  • Discusses administration talents wanted as they relate to the advances in software program improvement practices
  • Examines the way to deal with an agile improvement workforce that comes with groups throughout geographically, ethnically, and culturally different backgrounds
  • Embraces the entire elements of recent administration and leadership

Show description

Read or Download Agile Project Management: Managing for Success PDF

Best quality control & management books

World class production and inventory management

Now thoroughly revised and improved, international category creation and stock administration offers the newest info at the certain instruments and methods had to deal with the making plans and construction of a producing company. together with a very new bankruptcy on effective client reaction (ECR), up-to-date case experiences, and extra info on production integration, this entire reference includes:Step-by-step implementation strategies in each one key region of creation and stock administration • clean views on production integration and a number of call for circulation managementBest-in-class examples from businesses reminiscent of Abbott Laboratories, Boeing, and Martin MariettaProven instructions for keeping off the most typical difficulties and for reaching continuously greater degrees of performanceSelf-assessment questions beneficial in measuring the functionality of your organization in every one working areaComprehensive and obtainable, global category construction and stock administration is a useful source for APICS contributors looking CPIM certification, in addition to for all these in control of handling a profitable production firm.

Fundamentals of Queueing Networks: Performance, Asymptotics, and Optimization

The target of this ebook is to gather in one quantity the necessities of stochastic networks, from the classical product-form concept to the extra re­ cent advancements reminiscent of diffusion and fluid limits, stochastic comparisons, balance, keep watch over (dynamic scheduling) and optimization. the choice of fabrics necessarily is a mirrored image upon our bias and choice, however it can be pushed to a wide quantity through our wish to supply a graduate-level textual content that's good balanced in breadth and intensity, appropriate for the study room.

The Mastery of Innovation: A Field Guide to Lean Product Development

What do Ford Motor corporation, Steelcase, Scania, Goodyear, Novo Nordisk, and Philips Electronics have in universal? all of them have to get their most sensible rules to industry as quick as attainable. they should in achieving the mastery of innovation. while those businesses had to speed up time-to-market, get extra new items to consumers, and increase their ROI from investments in R&D, they became to Lean Product improvement to aid them grasp the method of innovation.

Extra info for Agile Project Management: Managing for Success

Example text

The Agile Manager must provide an atmosphere of collaboration and freedom, while at the same time demanding discipline across the individuals and their teams. Agile development does not mean free-for-all, but allows the developers to be as productive as possible. Lastly, the organizational, physical, and IT environments must promote continual process and product improvement over the life cycle of the program/project. Quality characteristics and working software must be the Sprint teams’ central objectives.

In order to diffuse these situations before they begin, the Agile Manager must be observant and cue in on body language and utilize the soft people skills like paying attention to changes in personal habits, language, friendliness, and other clues apparent between team members, and facial expressions to understand when such nonverbal controversies exist and work to resolve the conflict before they begin to negatively impact the development efforts. 22 2 The Psychology of Agile Team Leadership 3.

Many like the structure of classical software development. So how does one understand who is and is not comfortable with agile development. Can any developer be made to function within the “freedom” of agile? In Chap. 3 we will explore all of the dynamics of agile development teams, how to create, manage, facilitate, and empower agile development teams. Where the traditional development process involves and is focused on detailed planning, budgeting, controlling, and program/project execution, the agile development process must be adaptive and innovative, deriving solutions to a changing requirements/capabilities baseline, the focus being on working software, not cost and schedule.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.91 of 5 – based on 17 votes