User Stories Applied Mike Cohn. If you're interested In finding out more about how Scrum works, this book is a decent introduction. I have to concur with other reviewers, however, in regards to the poor publishing quality of the book. Agile Software Development with Scrum Ken Schwaber , Mike Beedle Pearson Education International , - Agile software development - pages 5 Reviews Arguably the most important book about managing technology and systems development efforts, this book describes building systems using the deceptively simple process, Scrum.
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If you're interested less in how to apply Scrum and more in the sfhwaber personal experiences in discovering Scrum and why they think it's a good idea, then this could be an okay book. Some agile teams ban certain roles from daily scrums and retrospectives. Quite a bit of the advice in the book does not match contemporary leading practices or definitions of Scrum.
In all fairness, I still learned new approach from this book that can be applicable way beyond software development, so time definitely well spent. May 26, Piotr rated it it was ok. One thing that can help is if the team keeps an eye on how much of the backlog is turning to maintenance, bugs.
Agile Software Development with Scrum by Ken Schwaber
Arguably the most important book shcwaber managing technology and systems development efforts, this book describes building systems using the deceptively simple process, Scrum. Test Driven Development Kent Beck. Coaching Agile Teams Lyssa Adkins. I wouldn't recommend it to an industry outsider as a first glimpse of what Agile Scrum can do for them, because it would likely send them to sleep.
Aug 25, Mike rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The so-called 'diagrams' look like they were created in MS Paint circawhich doesn't exactly scream "modern" a shame, considering that uptake for Scrum and Agile has only really peaked in the last few years.
A quick read, Agile Software Development with SCRUM provides a practical introduction to the methodology, emphasizing the value delivered by the ideology while explaining scrum process mechanics. One of the seminal books on scrum, however this is getting dated.
It seemed like the two authors wrote slightly differently-worded versions of the same ideas, and since this was written in when v Like most of the people I know who've read this book, I skimmed a good deal of it.
Agile Analytics Ken W. He is an experienced software developer, product manager, and industry consultant. Just flat out sucked.
As an outsider I expected the authors to have more thorough literature review of alternative approach to Agile, before making a case for Agile. The text is slathered in business jargon and mumbo-jumbo, like this example from page The book might benefit from better structuring.
Microservices in Action Morgan Bruce. Feb 06, 50 Comments. Want to Read saving…. But overall this is an amazing book and one that all software developers should read and keep handy - whether you're a Scrum Master or not.
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Schwaber softwre several real life examples that illustrate both the problems that many companies face and the benefits of Scrum. Succeeding with Scrum is easier when you know when and why to conduct each ceremony during the sprint. A fully integrated component design environment leads to rapid evolution of a software system with emergent, adaptive propert Perhaps I shouldn't have read this while sick with the flu.
Had I been coming to this book cold, however, it would have been a real slog to learn from. Sustainable Software Development Kevin Tate. May 03, Matthew Shinker rated it really liked it.
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