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Discover how to coach your team to become more Agile. Agile Coaching de-mystifies agile practices--it's a practical guide to creating strong agile teams. Packed with useful tips from practicing agile coaches Rachel Davies and Liz Sedley, this book gives you coaching tools that you can apply whether you are a project manager, a technical lead, or working in a software team.

To lead change, you need to expand your toolkit, and this book gives you the tools you need to make the transition from agile practitioner to agile coach.

Agile Coaching is all about working with people to create great agile teams. You'll learn how to build a team that produces great software and has fun doing it. In the process, you'll grow a team that's self-sufficient and skillful.

This book provides you with deeper knowledge of how agile practices work and how to inspire your team to improve. Discover how to coach your team through the agile lifecycle, from planning to writing software. Learn the secrets of running effective agile meetings and how to get your team following a consistent approach to creating software. You'll find chapters dedicated to introducing Test-Driven Development, designing Retrospectives, and making progress visible.

Find out what works and what to avoid when introducing agile practices to your team. Throughout the book the authors share their personal coaching stories from experience with real teams, giving you insights into what works and what to avoid. Each chapter also covers hurdles that you and your team may face and what to do to clear them.

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Davies (Agile expert, director of Agile Alliance) and Sedley (Agile coach and .NET developer) provide a handbook for creating and coaching Agile software development teams. Based on their experience with real teams, the authors offer tips on planning and writing software, running effective Agile meetings, and creating software in a consistent manner. Chapters also cover approaches to avoid and challenges that may come up and how to deal with them. Distributed by O'Reilly Media. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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"Agile Coaching" is all about working with people to create great teams. Readers learn how to build a team that produces great software and has fun doing it. The authors share their personal coaching stories, giving insights into what works and what to avoid.

Synopsis:

Discover how to coach your team to become more Agile. Agile Coaching de-mystifies agile practices--it's a practical guide to creating strong agile teams. Packed with useful tips from practicing agile coaches Rachel Davies and Liz Sedley, this book gives you coaching tools that you can apply whether you are a project manager, a technical lead, or working in a software team.

About the Author

Rachel Davies provides expert coaching to teams in Agile software development techniques, such as Test-Driven Development and planning with User Stories. She has been working with Agile teams using XP and Scrum since 2000. Rachel is internationally recognized in the agile community, a frequent presenter at industry conferences worldwide, and a director of Agile Alliance.

Liz Sedley is an Agile Coach and .Net Developer working in London, UK. She has fifteen years industry experience, mostly as a C++ / C# developer. Liz has spent the last four years enabling companies to be more Agile.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934356432
Author:
Davies, Rachel
Publisher:
Pragmatic Bookshelf
Author:
Sedley, Liz
Author:
Davies, Rob
Author:
Davies, Glyn
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - Project
Subject:
Consulting
Subject:
Business-Consulting
Subject:
agile;consulting;extreme programming;lean;methodology;methods;project;project management;scrum;training;xp
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
9 x 7.5 x 0.6 in 0.84 lb

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Discover how to coach your team to become more Agile. Agile Coaching de-mystifies agile practices--it's a practical guide to creating strong agile teams. Packed with useful tips from practicing agile coaches Rachel Davies and Liz Sedley, this book gives you coaching tools that you can apply whether you are a project manager, a technical lead, or working in a software team.
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