Project Management the Agile Way: Making it Work in the Enterprise

Author: John C. Goodpasture

ISBN: 978-1-60427-027-3

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Project Management the Agile Way was written for experienced project managers, architects and systems analysts who are comfortable in traditional methods of project management but now need to learn about agile methods for software projects and understand how to make agile work effectively in the enterprise. The methodologies included under the agile umbrella go by many names, such as Scrum, XP, Crystal and EVO, to name a few. Project managers will gain practical day-to-day tips and advice on how to apply these practices to mainstream projects and how to integrate these methods with other methodologies used in the enterprise.

Key Features:

  • Offers a review of most of the popular agile and iterative methodologies for project management
  • Presents practical tips and application advice for how to harmonize agile and iterative methods with mainstream project processes
  • Describes how earned value can work with non-traditional methods
  • Explains how to scale agile and iterative methods for enterprise projects
  • Shows the means to contract and outsource with agile and iterative methods
  • Provides guidance to build a business case and track post-project benefits

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