Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust-

  • Title: Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust
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  • Released: 2012-03-23
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  • Pages: 219
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  • ASIN: B007P6UPLG

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SOFTWARE IN 30 DAYS

A Radical Approach to Fast, Valuable, and Low-Risk Software Development

Software development doesn't have to be slow and expensive anymore. The Agile and Scrum software development method allows creation of the game-changing software you need to grow your business—in 30 days or less. Projects that use it are three times more successful than those that don't, and the productivity gain versus traditional "waterfall" methods has been over 100 percent on many projects.

For the business manager, the entrepreneur, or IT manager, Software in 30 Days explains how this unorthodox process works, how to get started, and how to succeed. Learn powerful concepts such as the "art of the possible," "bottom-up intelligence," and why it's good to fail early. With simple but profound shifts in thinking, you will be able to control risk, manage projects, and deliver your best work possible, faster and cheaper than ever before.

About the Author Ken Schwaber is a cofounder of the worldwide Agile software movement and cocreator, with Jeff Sutherland, of the "Scrum" technique for building software in 30 days. He is president of Scrum.org, a software consulting firm, and led the process management product revolution of the early 1990s. Jeff Sutherland is the cocreator of Scrum, and was cosigner of the Agile Manifesto, which marked the start of the Agile movement. He has served as vice president of engineering or CTO at eleven software companies, managing the last seven entirely using Scrum, and achieved industry-leading, hyper-productive results. Jeff is the CEO of Scrum Inc., a consulting and training company.

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