The Art of Agile Development (Paperback)

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Most companies developing software employ something they call Agile. But there's widespread misunderstanding of what Agile is and how to use it. If you want to improve your software development team's agility, this comprehensive guidebook's clear, concrete, and detailed guidance explains what to do and why, and when to make trade-offs.

In this thorough update of the classic Agile how-to guide, James Shore provides no-nonsense advice on Agile adoption, planning, development, delivery, and management taken from over two decades of Agile experience. He brings the latest ideas from Extreme Programming, Scrum, Lean, DevOps, and more into a cohesive whole. Learn how to successfully bring Agile development to your team and organization--or discover why Agile might not be for you.

This book explains how to:

  • Improve agility: create the conditions necessary for Agile to succeed and scale in your organization
  • Focus on value: work as a team, understand priorities, provide visibility, and improve continuously
  • Deliver software reliably: share ownership, decrease development costs, evolve designs, and deploy continuously
  • Optimize value: take ownership of product plans, budgets, and experiments--and produce market-leading software.

About the Author

James Shore has been leading teams in practicing Agile development since 1999. He combines a deep understanding of Agile ideas with decades of in-the-trenches practical development experience. He uses this experience to help people understand how all aspects of Agile fit together to create outstanding results. James is a recipient of the Agile Alliance's Gordon Pask Award for Contributions to Agile Practice, host of Let's Code: Test-Driven JavaScript, and co-creator of the Agile Fluency Model.Shane Warden is an engineering leader and writer, notably the co-author of The Art of Agile Development and Masterminds of Programming. When he's not working, he helps to give animals good homes.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781492080695
ISBN-10: 1492080691
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: November 16th, 2021
Pages: 537
Language: English