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The Agile Developer's Handbook

By : Paul Flewelling
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The Agile Developer's Handbook

By: Paul Flewelling

Overview of this book

This book will help you overcome the common challenges you’ll face when transforming your working practices from waterfall to Agile. Each chapter builds on the last, starting with easy-to-grasp ways to get going with Agile. Next you’ll see how to choose the right Agile framework for your organization. Moving on, you’ll implement systematic product delivery and measure and report progress with visualization. Then you’ll learn how to create high performing teams, develop people in Agile, manage in Agile, and perform distributed Agile and collaborative governance. At the end of the book, you’ll discover how Agile will help your company progressively deliver software to customers, increase customer satisfaction, and improve the level of efficiency in software development teams.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)


In this chapter, we've looked at how roadmaps play an essential part in creating alignment with our organization's purpose and strategic intent.

We discussed the Product Discovery phase, which we use to ascertain which direction our product is going to take.

We looked at two techniques for Product Discovery: User Story Mapping and Impact Mapping. These methods are both centered on user outcomes and help us determine how we'll solve the business problem with our customer in mind.

Next, we looked at why it's important to include the development team and stakeholders in the product discovery phase. Each group will have a valuable contribution regarding what we should build; one group represents the problem (business) domain and the other represents the solution (technical) domain. Most importantly, having both groups present will hopefully bring to the...