This is your hands-on, "in-the-trenches" guide to successfully leading Agile projects. Agile methods promise to infuse development with unprecedented flexibility, speed, and value; and these promises are attracting IT organizations worldwide. However, agile methods often fail to clearly define the manager's role, and many managers have been reluctant to buy in. Now, expert project manager Sanjiv Augustine introduces agility "from the manager's point of view," offering a proven management framework that addresses everything from team building to project control.
Augustine bridges the disconnect between the assumptions and techniques of traditional and agile management, demonstrating why agility is better aligned with today's project realities, and how to simplify your transition. Using a detailed case study, he shows how agile methods can scale to succeed in even the largest projects:
Whether you're a technical or business manager, Managing Agile Projects gives you all the tools you need to implement agility in your environment, and reap its full benefits.
Managing Agile Projects is part of the Robert C. Martin series.