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The Agile Developer's Handbook

By : Paul Flewelling
Book Image

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)

Stage 2 – storming

The second stage of team formation is the storming phase. The honeymoon period of team formation is over at this point; during the initial excitement of forming, the teams have got to know each other and the business problem they were being asked to solve and at this point, they are in full swing of trying to deliver.

It's at this stage that team members might start to show visible frustration around both progress and process, either directed at the other team members or the leadership group.

Individual team members may find that assumptions they made on how our team might work together or their understanding of the team mission start to become challenged. Assumptions have the habit of becoming expectations unless identified and handled. When these expectations are out of alignment with others, tension will start to become tangible.

For example,...