Agile Project Management: Managing for Success (2015 ed.)

Agile Project Management: Managing for Success (2015 ed.)

By: Shelli A. Friess (author), James A. Crowder (author)Hardback

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Management and enables them to deal with the demands and complexities of modern, agile systems/software/hardware development teams. The book examines the project/program manager beyond the concepts of leadership and aims to connect to employees' sense of identity. The text examines human psychological concepts such as "locus of control," which will help the manager understand their team members' view and how best to manage their "world" contributions. The authors cover new management tools and philosophies for agile systems/software/hardware development teams, with a specific focus on how this relates to engineering and computer science. This book also includes practical case studies. Discusses management skills needed as they relate to the advances in software development practices Examines how to manage an agile development team that includes teams across geographically, ethnically, and culturally diverse backgrounds Embraces all of the aspects of modern management and leadership

About Author

Dr. James A. Crowder currently serves as a Chief Engineer for Raytheon's Intelligence, Information, and Services Business Unit and Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Autonomous Systems, Artificial Intelligence, and Systems Architecture. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering, an MS in Electrical Engineering in Signal Processing, an MS in Applied Mathematics, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics. Dr. Crowder has several patents pending in Artificial Intelligence and has over 100 published, peer-reviewed papers. Recent book publishing efforts with Springer Scientific books include: "Artificial Cognition Architectures," "Systems Engineering, Agile Design Methodologies," and "Agile Project Management: Managing for Success," as well as chapters in several books on Big Data, Biomedical Engineering, and Cyber Physical Systems. His professional efforts include serving as a technical advisor and mentor to a STEM school in Douglas Country, Colorado, the Alexandria School of Innovation, as well as a technical reviewer for the Journal of Supercomputing and the Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics. Dr. Crowder has been interviewed, and articles written about his work in Artificial Intelligence, by Popular Science, Defense One, the Washington Post, Discovery News, and has written an article for TechCrunch that was published in June, 2016.


Introduction: The Agile Manager.- The Psychology of Agile Team Leadership.- Understanding The Agile Team.- Productivity Tools for the Modern Team.- Measuring Success in an Agile World: Agile EVMS.- Conclusion: Modern Design Methodologies: Information and Knowledge Management

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783319090177
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 72
  • ID: 9783319090177
  • weight: 333
  • ISBN10: 3319090178
  • edition: 2015 ed.

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