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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)


In a profession where we've already spent significant time and money on our education if we want to make good on our investment we should understand what makes us passionate about why we come to work every day.

Understanding our why is key in understanding where we're going regarding our career, but also helps us be the best we can be for our team. We can be that person who turns up to work every day, fully motivated, volume dialed up to 10!

We've looked at some of the characteristics that have the makings of a great Agile team member. The purpose was to look at how we can each contribute as an individual to create a team that excels.

And having an entrepreneurial mindset doesn't mean we start a business, or take financial risks within our organization, but rather that we adopt the mindset of an entrepreneur. We seek to validate our ideas as soon as...