|About the Book|
As Agile continues to grow in popularity, more organisations are experiencing the pain and frustration associated with any attempt to move from traditional to Agile software development practices. And although that pain often leads to the realisation that success with Agile requires more than simply knowing how to do Scrum, Kanban, or any other methodology, the problem remains that there is a shortage of readily available information on how to create the organisational and cultural change essential to the success of Agile projects. Until now . . . . . . because in this book you will discover proven agile transition strategies that will give you a competitive advantage, more influence and greater control over your career, including: How to get senior management, colleagues, and customers to buy into Agile The art of Stealth Agile and how to use it to create organisational change How to avoid the common Agile mistakes that could cost you your job and reputation The three personality types key to the success of any Agile transition How to deal with resistance to Agile software development Which Agile transition strategy is best suited to your organisational size and culture How to build effective Agile teams by modelling on the United States Marine Corps And more . . . Used by the worlds top Agile experts to successfully transition organisations from Waterfall to Agile, these proven techniques and strategies will also give you greater job security, quicker promotions, and more money. Who should read this book? This book is for consultants, coaches, managers, product owners, analysts, developers, and testers interested in introducing Agile into their organisation but not sure how or where to get started. Anyone experiencing resistance to Agile at an organisational or individual level will also greatly benefit from reading this book.