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A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

 

The Single-Source, Comprehensive Guide to Scrum for All Team Members, Managers, and Executives

 

If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, Essential Scrum is the complete, single-source reference you’ve been searching for. Leading Scrum coach and trainer Kenny Rubin illuminates the values, principles, and practices of Scrum, and describes flexible, proven approaches that can help you implement it far more effectively.

 

Whether you are new to Scrum or years into your use, this book will introduce, clarify, and deepen your Scrum knowledge at the team, product, and portfolio levels. Drawing from Rubin’s experience helping hundreds of organizations succeed with Scrum, this book provides easy-to-digest descriptions enhanced by more than two hundred illustrations based on an entirely new visual icon language for describing Scrum’s roles, artifacts, and activities.

 

Essential Scrum will provide every team member, manager, and executive with a common understanding of Scrum, a shared vocabulary they can use in applying it, and practical knowledge for deriving maximum value from it.

Synopsis:

A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

 

The Single-Source, Comprehensive Guide to Scrum for All Team Members, Managers, and Executives

 

If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, Essential Scrum is the complete, single-source reference you’ve been searching for. Leading Scrum coach and trainer Kenny Rubin illuminates the values, principles, and practices of Scrum, and describes flexible, proven approaches that can help you implement it far more effectively.

 

Whether you are new to Scrum or years into your use, this book will introduce, clarify, and deepen your Scrum knowledge at the team, product, and portfolio levels. Drawing from Rubin’s experience helping hundreds of organizations succeed with Scrum, this book provides easy-to-digest descriptions enhanced by more than two hundred illustrations based on an entirely new visual icon language for describing Scrum’s roles, artifacts, and activities.

 

Essential Scrum will provide every team member, manager, and executive with a common understanding of Scrum, a shared vocabulary they can use in applying it, and practical knowledge for deriving maximum value from it.

Synopsis:

This easy-to-read, easy-to-use book brings together all the non-technical information managers and practitioners need to evaluate and get started with Scrum, today's #1 Agile process. Filling a major gap in the marketplace, it demystifies Scrum and Agile with simple, fast-paced explanations, over 100 easy-to-follow illustrations, and quick paragraph summaries that deliver instant insights on key issues, techniques, pitfalls, and solutions. Kenny Rubin draws on over a decade of experience implementing Scrum and training over 3,000 Scrum practitioners at all levels. In Essential Scrum, he deliver fast-track familiarity with all aspects for Scrum for every technically savvy practitioner and manager who hasn't worked with agile methods before. Coverage includes: * Why so many organizations are adopting Scrum, and how it has evolved * Essential Scrum/Agile concepts and roles * How to start a Scrum project or product * How to manage product backlogs * Sprints, sprint meetings, and Scrum "by the numbers" * Scrum, Managers and the Organization * Scaling and distributing Scrum * Using Scrum on diverse types of development projects * Choosing the right Scrum tools The book also includes a detailed glossary that can help every new Scrum participant "get on the same page" with Scrum's terminology, as well as an up-to-date bibliography for further exploration.

About the Author

Kenny Rubin, principal consultant at Innolution, has over a decade of experience with Scrum, in roles ranging from product owner to ScrumMaster. He served as Managing Director of the Scrum Alliance, a non-profit organization working to advance successful Scrum adoption worldwide. At Innolution, he has provided Agile/Scrum training and coaching services to 3,000+ professionals and leaders at all levels, from developers to the boardroom. He co-authored Succeeding with Objects: Decision Frameworks for Project Management (with Adele Goldberg), and was primary developer of the industry-recognized Object Behavior Analysis and Design (OBA/D) methodology.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Dedication

1. Why Scrum

2. History of Scrum

3. Core Scrum/Agile Concepts

4. Scrum Overview

5. Scrum Roles

6. Starting a Scrum Project/Product

7. Product Backlog

8. Sprints

9. Sprint Meetings

10. Scrum by the Numbers

11. Scrum, Managers and the Organization

12. Scaling Scrum

13. Distributed Scrum

14. Scrum on Different Types of Development Projects

15. Scrum Outside the Development

16. Tools for Scrum

17. Management Matters

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780137043293
Author:
Rubin, Kenneth S.
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Professional
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Software Engineering-General
Subject:
Programming - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn)
Publication Date:
20120324
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
504
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 1.2 in 789 gr

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"Synopsis" by ,

A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

 

The Single-Source, Comprehensive Guide to Scrum for All Team Members, Managers, and Executives

 

If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, Essential Scrum is the complete, single-source reference you’ve been searching for. Leading Scrum coach and trainer Kenny Rubin illuminates the values, principles, and practices of Scrum, and describes flexible, proven approaches that can help you implement it far more effectively.

 

Whether you are new to Scrum or years into your use, this book will introduce, clarify, and deepen your Scrum knowledge at the team, product, and portfolio levels. Drawing from Rubin’s experience helping hundreds of organizations succeed with Scrum, this book provides easy-to-digest descriptions enhanced by more than two hundred illustrations based on an entirely new visual icon language for describing Scrum’s roles, artifacts, and activities.

 

Essential Scrum will provide every team member, manager, and executive with a common understanding of Scrum, a shared vocabulary they can use in applying it, and practical knowledge for deriving maximum value from it.

"Synopsis" by , This easy-to-read, easy-to-use book brings together all the non-technical information managers and practitioners need to evaluate and get started with Scrum, today's #1 Agile process. Filling a major gap in the marketplace, it demystifies Scrum and Agile with simple, fast-paced explanations, over 100 easy-to-follow illustrations, and quick paragraph summaries that deliver instant insights on key issues, techniques, pitfalls, and solutions. Kenny Rubin draws on over a decade of experience implementing Scrum and training over 3,000 Scrum practitioners at all levels. In Essential Scrum, he deliver fast-track familiarity with all aspects for Scrum for every technically savvy practitioner and manager who hasn't worked with agile methods before. Coverage includes: * Why so many organizations are adopting Scrum, and how it has evolved * Essential Scrum/Agile concepts and roles * How to start a Scrum project or product * How to manage product backlogs * Sprints, sprint meetings, and Scrum "by the numbers" * Scrum, Managers and the Organization * Scaling and distributing Scrum * Using Scrum on diverse types of development projects * Choosing the right Scrum tools The book also includes a detailed glossary that can help every new Scrum participant "get on the same page" with Scrum's terminology, as well as an up-to-date bibliography for further exploration.
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