Agile Project Management: Managing for Success

Agile Project Management: Managing for Success

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

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Dr. Crowder is Chief Engineer, Advanced Programs for Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems Shelli Friess MA, LPC, NCC is Program Director, Nonresidential Counseling Gateway Battered Women's Services.


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

  • publication date: 23/08/2014
  • ISBN13: 9783319090177
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 80
  • ID: 9783319090177
  • weight: 333
  • ISBN10: 3319090178

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