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Essential Scrum A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

ISBN-10: 0137043295

ISBN-13: 9780137043293

Edition: 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Kenneth S. Rubin

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This easy-to-read, easy-to-use book brings together all the non-technical information managers and practitioners need to evaluate and get started with Scrum, today's #1 Agile process. Filling a major gap in the marketplace, it demystifies Scrum and Agile with simple, fast-paced explanations, over 100 easy-to-follow illustrations, and quick paragraph summaries that deliver instant insights on key issues, techniques, pitfalls, and solutions. Kenny Rubin draws on over a decade of experience implementing Scrum and training over 3,000 Scrum practitioners at all levels. In Scrum - A Manager's Guide, he deliver fast-track familiarity with all aspects for Scrum for every technically savvy practitioner and manager who hasn't worked with agile methods before. Coverage includes: * Why so many organizations are adopting Scrum, and how it has evolved * Essential Scrum/Agile concepts and roles * How to start a Scrum project or product * How to manage product backlogs * Sprints, sprint meetings, and Scrum "by the numbers" * Scrum, Managers and the Organization * Scaling and distributing Scrum * Using Scrum on diverse types of development projects * Choosing the right Scrum tools The book also includes a detailed glossary that can help every new Scrum participant "get on the same page" with Scrum's terminology, as well as an up-to-date bibliography for further exploration.
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 7/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892

Thomas McCarthy is John Schaffer Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University and the editor of the MIT Press series Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought.