This third edition ofAgile Project Management in easy steps has been updated to reflect its ongoing evolution. It explains the principles, practices, and processes of agile project management, by following an entire project, step-by-step, and covering the main activities and deliverables, including:
Pre-project foundations, project vision and the business case.
Ongoing discovery and definition of scope.
Iterative and incremental development.
Continual retrospectives and improvement.
Post-project close-down and benefits review.
Now with four new chapters:
The changes from the traditional role and responsibilities.
How to apply agile approaches to projects in more controlled environments.
How the role of project management changes in organizations moving from projects to continual flow and value streams.
Growing trends that project managers can benefit from today.
An essential guide for anyone new to agile projects and a valuable source of inspiration for the more experienced.
Includes free downloadable templates to get you started.
About the author
David Morris is an agile practitioner, coach, and instructor of team performance, business analysis and project management. With over 30 years’ experience, he has worked in and led teams and run his own business, in Europe and Australasia (he is now based in Auckland, NZ), delivering strategic, business, and technical projects following structured, iterative, and agile methodologies. David is certified as a trainer and coach; organises, chairs, and talks at conferences and events; has contributed to several books (including ‘Agile Project Estimation and Planning’, ‘Agile Extension to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge’, and ‘Business Analysis for Dummies’); and writes for several online publications (including InfoQ.com and BATimes.com).
Table of Contents
Introducing agile projects
Leading agile projects
Starting with good foundations
Discovery and prioritization
Delivering for impact
Transparency and learning
The Agile Project Framework
Agile projects with lean principles
Agile in controlled environments
From projects to continual flow
Agile projects at scale
Frameworks for agile delivery
Trends in project management
Resources for the book are available to download for free, here.