Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process
  • Paperback: 504 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (July 26, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0137043295
  • ISBN-13: 978-0137043293
eBook Description:

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process is the complete, single-source reference you’ve been searching for. Leading Scrum coach and trainer Kenny Rubin illuminates the values, principles, and practices of Scrum, and describes flexible, proven approaches that can help you implement it far more effectively.

Whether you are new to Scrum or years into your use, this book will introduce, clarify, and deepen your Scrum knowledge at the team, product, and portfolio levels. Drawing from Rubin’s experience helping hundreds of organizations succeed with Scrum, this book provides easy-to-digest descriptions enhanced by more than two hundred illustrations based on an entirely new visual icon language for describing Scrum’s roles, artifacts, and activities.

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process will provide every team member, manager, and executive with a common understanding of Scrum, a shared vocabulary they can use in applying it, and practical knowledge for deriving maximum value from it.

A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

The Single-Source, Comprehensive Guide to Scrum for All Team Members, Managers, and Executives

If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process is the complete, single-source reference you’ve been searching for. Leading Scrum coach and trainer Kenny Rubin illuminates the values, principles, and practices of Scrum, and describes flexible, proven approaches that can help you implement it far more effectively.

Whether you are new to Scrum or years into your use, this book will introduce, clarify, and deepen your Scrum knowledge at the team, product, and portfolio levels. Drawing from Rubin’s experience helping hundreds of organizations succeed with Scrum, this book provides easy-to-digest descriptions enhanced by more than two hundred illustrations based on an entirely new visual icon language for describing Scrum’s roles, artifacts, and activities.

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process will provide every team member, manager, and executive with a common understanding of Scrum, a shared vocabulary they can use in applying it, and practical knowledge for deriving maximum value from it.

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.

A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

The Single-Source, Comprehensive Guide to Scrum for All Team Members, Managers, and Executives

If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process is the complete, single-source reference you’ve been searching for. Leading Scrum coach and trainer Kenny Rubin illuminates the values, principles, and practices of Scrum, and describes flexible, proven approaches that can help you implement it far more effectively.

Whether you are new to Scrum or years into your use, this book will introduce, clarify, and deepen your Scrum knowledge at the team, product, and portfolio levels. Drawing from Rubin’s experience helping hundreds of organizations succeed with Scrum, this book provides easy-to-digest descriptions enhanced by more than two hundred illustrations based on an entirely new visual icon language for describing Scrum’s roles, artifacts, and activities.

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process will provide every team member, manager, and executive with a common understanding of Scrum, a shared vocabulary they can use in applying it, and practical knowledge for deriving maximum value from it.

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