Understanding Agile: A Guide for Managers

  • 2h 2m
  • Steve Messenger
  • The Stationery Office
  • 2016

This title is an introductory guide aimed at managers who want to use Agile to add value and deliver benefits to their organization. It clearly explains not only the concepts and essential principles of Agile but also how to create a sustainable environment in which Agile initiatives can thrive. Key features include, the benefits of using Agile, choosing the right approach for your business, how to make the transition to an agile culture, the essential tools and techniques of Agile, how agile compares with traditional approaches, how to deliver and measure value, how to monitor risk and avoid pitfalls.

In this Book

  • About This Guide
  • Foreword
  • Why Should Managers Adopt an Agile Approach?
  • Creating a Sustainable Agile Environment
  • Agile Governance and Organization
  • Agile Methods Compared and Contrasted
  • Directing Agile Initiatives
  • Agile Planning
  • Agile Tracking
  • The Agile Organization
  • Summary
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography


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