Agile from First Principles

  • 5h 44m
  • Lynda Girvan, Simon Girvan
  • BCS
  • 2022

Agile principles and values transform the way organisations carry out business and respond to change. To realise success, an agile mindset needs to be adopted throughout an organisation, not just within the IT team. This book is an introductory guide to agile principles, values and mindset that will equip individuals and teams, regardless of role, to apply Agile from first principles. Practical examples are used throughout to illustrate agile theory with real-world context. This book is ideal for those wanting to achieve the BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile.

About the Author

Lynda Girvan is a business consultant, trainer, coach, author and practitioner. Her particular strength is applying Agile mindset and concepts outside software development to help organisations become adaptive. Simon Girvan is an experienced Agile coach with over 20 years experience as a practitioner and Agile leader working mainly in the public sector.

In this Book

  • About the Authors
  • Foreword
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Preface
  • The Importance of Agile Today
  • The Origins of Agile
  • Projects and Products in Agile
  • Understanding the Manifesto for Agile
  • Understanding the Agile Principles
  • Fundamental Concepts in Agile
  • Agile Delivery
  • Agile Practices
  • Agile Leadership
  • Managing the Product
  • Beyond the Basics