By Mark C. Layton

Be versatile and swifter with Agile undertaking management

As cellular and internet applied sciences proceed to conform quickly, there's additional strain to advance and enforce software program initiatives in weeks rather than months. Agile venture administration For Dummies could make that occur. this can be the 1st publication to supply an easy, step by step consultant to Agile venture administration methods, instruments, and strategies. With the quick velocity of cellular and internet expertise improvement, software program venture improvement needs to maintain velocity; Agile undertaking administration permits builders to accomplish and enforce tasks extra quick and this e-book indicates you how.

• deals a realistic context for knowing and utilising Agile suggestions, relocating from idea into real practice
• Explains whilst to take advantage of Agile and the way to prevent universal pitfalls
• Written by means of specialists who know the way to use the rules in real-world situations

Agile venture administration For Dummies helps you to comprehend and follow Agile ideas for speedier, extra exact improvement.

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Amplify learning [second principle] does not mean keep on changing your mind. • Decide as late as possible [third principle] does not mean procrastinate. and so on (four more “does not mean” bullet points, one for each of the remaining Lean principles). These comments are intended to demonstrate restraint, but they are useless since the chapter is only eight pages long and says almost nothing about what would actually help practitioners: when the principles are not or not fully applicable, and how they should be attenuated in such cases.

The alternative, when precision is the goal, is mathematics. 1 does not look more precise than it is: it looks precise and it is precise. But this is not what Cohn has in mind. He is concerned about taking written requirements too seriously just because they are written. This is a valid concern, and yields the first meaningful lesson from this text: Do not let the written form of a requirement element impress you into believing that everything has been clearly defined. Written implies neither precise nor correct.

He liked his breakfast eggs cooked in a specific way, and got them exactly right since he had programmed his microwave oven to the exact combination of heat and cooking time. Adapted from [Meyer 2013]. He had left his car to his daughter on the previous night; even though the roads were icy, he did not worry too much for her, since the automatic braking system was good at silently correcting the mistakes of a still somewhat novice driver; and the navigation system would advise her away from any impracticable street.

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