The DSDM Atern Student Workbook

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Publisher:
ISBN: 0954307135
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Agile software development

The authors, Dorothy and Ian Tudor of TCC, have created a new version of the 'DSDM Student Workbook' (2002) to reflect the continuing development of the approach. This 2010 edition focuses on the very latest thinking in DSDM. Endorsed by the DSDM Consortium, the new 'DSDM Atern Student Workbook' provides a comprehensive guide to the Atern method,

Information Systems Development

Author: Rob Pooley
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461449515
Release Date: 2013-10-26
Genre: Computers

Information Systems Development: Reflections, Challenges and New Directions, is the collected proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Information Systems Development held in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 24 - 26, 2011. It follows in the tradition of previous conferences in the series in exploring the connections between industry, research and education. These proceedings represent ongoing reflections within the academic community on established information systems topics and emerging concepts, approaches and ideas. It is hoped that the papers herein contribute towards disseminating research and improving practice

Business Analysis Techniques

Author: James Cadle
Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute
ISBN: 9781906124236
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Business analysts

The development of business analysis as a professional discipline has extended the role of the business analyst who now needs the widest possible array of tools and the skills and knowledge to be able to use each when and where it is needed. This book provides 72 possible techniques and practical guidance on how and when to apply them.

Agile Project Management

Author: Jim Highsmith
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0321659171
Release Date: 2009-07-10
Genre: Computers

Best practices for managing projects in agile environments—now updated with new techniques for larger projects Today, the pace of project management moves faster. Project management needs to become more flexible and far more responsive to customers. Using Agile Project Management (APM), project managers can achieve all these goals without compromising value, quality, or business discipline. In Agile Project Management, Second Edition, renowned agile pioneer Jim Highsmith thoroughly updates his classic guide to APM, extending and refining it to support even the largest projects and organizations. Writing for project leaders, managers, and executives at all levels, Highsmith integrates the best project management, product management, and software development practices into an overall framework designed to support unprecedented speed and mobility. The many topics added in this new edition include incorporating agile values, scaling agile projects, release planning, portfolio governance, and enhancing organizational agility. Project and business leaders will especially appreciate Highsmith’s new coverage of promoting agility through performance measurements based on value, quality, and constraints. This edition’s coverage includes: Understanding the agile revolution’s impact on product development Recognizing when agile methods will work in project management, and when they won’t Setting realistic business objectives for Agile Project Management Promoting agile values and principles across the organization Utilizing a proven Agile Enterprise Framework that encompasses governance, project and iteration management, and technical practices Optimizing all five stages of the agile project: Envision, Speculate, Explore, Adapt, and Close Organizational and product-related processes for scaling agile to the largest projects and teams Agile project governance solutions for executives and management The “Agile Triangle”: measuring performance in ways that encourage agility instead of discouraging it The changing role of the agile project leader

DSDM Atern

Author: Andrew Craddock (Management consultant)
Publisher: Anchor Books
ISBN: 0954483227
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Project management


The PRINCE2 Practitioner

Author: Colin Bentley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317581628
Release Date: 2015-04-24
Genre: Business & Economics

Struggling to apply the principles of PRINCE2 in practice? Need guidance on adapting the process for smaller projects? PRINCE2 for Practitioners provides the solution. This practical reference, matching the details and requirements of the 2009 PRINCE2 manual, contains new and updated real-life examples and case studies, links between related components and processes, and clear guidance on how to fine-tune the method to help you manage projects successfully, whatever the context and size. An affordable alternative to expensive training, this best-selling handbook by PRINCE2 expert Colin Bentley is an indispensable addition to your project management bookshelf and a companion to the PRINCE2 for Beginners book. If you have passed the PRINCE2 exams, it will help you keep your knowledge and skills up to date to maintain registered status and enable you to apply the theory of PRINCE2 to everyday project work after certification.

Agile Foundation

Author: Alex Gray
Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
ISBN: 1780172540
Release Date: 2015-01-31
Genre: Business & Economics

Agile practices transform the way organisations carry out business and respond to change. But to realise success, an Agile mindset needs to be adopted throughout an organisation. This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Agile principles and methodologies.

Agile Project Management for Government

Author: Brian Wernham
Publisher: Maitland and Strong
ISBN: 9780957223400
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Agile software development

Governments on both sides of the Atlantic have committed to introducing agile change management for faster results with cheaper implementation at lower risk. The first hands-on guide is designed to help public sector leaders reap the rewards of agile methods, based on the latest national and international research.

Agile Project Management For Dummies

Author: Mark C. Layton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119405733
Release Date: 2017-08-21
Genre: Computers

Flex your project management muscle Agile project management is a fast and flexible approach to managing all projects, not just software development. By learning the principles and techniques in this book, you'll be able to create a product roadmap, schedule projects, and prepare for product launches with the ease of Agile software developers. You'll discover how to manage scope, time, and cost, as well as team dynamics, quality, and risk of every project. As mobile and web technologies continue to evolve rapidly, there is added pressure to develop and implement software projects in weeks instead of months—and Agile Project Management For Dummies can help you do just that. Providing a simple, step-by-step guide to Agile project management approaches, tools, and techniques, it shows product and project managers how to complete and implement projects more quickly than ever. Complete projects in weeks instead of months Reduce risk and leverage core benefits for projects Turn Agile theory into practice for all industries Effectively create an Agile environment Get ready to grasp and apply Agile principles for faster, more accurate development.

Universal Design for Web Applications

Author: Wendy Chisholm
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596518738
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Computers

Describes how to use such standards-based technologies as XHTML, CSS, and Ajax to develop a variety of Web applications and devices.

Six Sigma For Dummies

Author: Craig Gygi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118238042
Release Date: 2012-09-17
Genre: Business & Economics

The fast and easy way to understand and implement Six Sigma The world's largest and most profitable companies—including the likes of GE, Bank of America, Honeywell, DuPont, Samsung, Starwood Hotels, Bechtel, and Motorola—have used Six Sigma to achieve breathtaking improvements in business performance, in everything from products to processes to complex systems and even in work environments. Over the past decade, over $100 billion in bottom-line performance has been achieved through corporate Six Sigma programs. Yet, despite its astounding effectiveness, few outside of the community of Six Sigma practitioners know what Six Sigma is all about. With this book, Six Sigma is revealed to everyone. You might be in a company that's already implemented Six Sigma, or your organization may be considering it. You may be a student who wants to learn how it works, or you might be a seasoned business professional who needs to get up to speed. In any case, this updated edition of Six Sigma For Dummies is the most straightforward, non-intimidating guide on the market. New and updated material, including real-world examples What Six Sigma is all about and how it works The benefits of Six Sigma in organizations and businesses The powerful "DMAIC" problem-solving roadmap Yellow, Green and Black—how the Six Sigma "belt" system works How to select and utilize the right tools and technologies Speaking the language of Six Sigma; knowing the roles and responsibilities; and mastering the statistics skills and analytical methods Six Sigma For Dummies will become everyone's No. 1 resource for discovering and mastering the world's most famous and powerful improvement tool. Stephen Covey is spot-on when he says, "Six Sigma For Dummies is a book to be read by everyone."

Agile for Project Managers

Author: Denise Canty
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498782685
Release Date: 2016-02-24
Genre: Business & Economics

Agile project management is a proven approach for designing and delivering software with improved value to customers. Agility is all about self-directed teams, feedback, light documentation, and working software with shorter development cycles. The role of the project manager with agile differs significantly from traditional project management in that there is minimal up-front planning. Agile for Project Managers will help project managers from any industry transition to agile project management. The book examines the project management component of agility, concentrating on industry standards, certifications, and being agile. It also compares agile methods to traditional project management methods throughout to provide readers with a clear understanding of the differences between the two. The book’s focus is in alignment with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) credential—making it an ideal resource for anyone preparing for the PMI-ACP® exam. Coverage includes: Agile as a project management methodology Agile teams Agile tools and techniques Flavors of agile Agile principles Agile certifications The book provides readers with the understanding required to decide which projects will benefit from agile. It also includes information that can help readers to assess their organizations’ readiness for agile methods. Complete with a list of agile training providers, the book will help certified project managers make a smooth transition to agile project management and will provide newcomers with the basic knowledge needed to pass the PMI-ACP® exam, the first time around.

Business Analysis Techniques

Author: James Cadle
Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
ISBN: 1780172745
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Business & Economics

The development of business analysis as a professional discipline has extended the role of the business analyst who now needs the widest possible array of tools and the skills and knowledge to be able to use each when and where it is required. This new edition provides 99 possible techniques and practical guidance on how and when to apply them.