The DSDM Atern Student Workbook

Author:
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,

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

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.

Project Management

Author: Mr Dennis Lock
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781409474760
Release Date: 2013-05-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Dennis Lock's masterly exposition of the principles and practice of project management has been pre-eminent in its field for 45 years. The Tenth Edition of Project Management explains the entire project management process in great detail, and includes brand new chapters on implementing management change projects and the role of senior management support. Everything is reinforced throughout with case examples and diagrams, many new for this edition. As with previous editions, meticulous care has been taken to ensure that the text is reader-friendly and free of unnecessary jargon, with clear diagrams and a construction that is logically organized, well indexed and simple to navigate. The result is certain to maintain this book's acclaimed status as the standard work for managers and students alike.

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

PRINCE2 Study Guide

Author: David Hinde
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119970972
Release Date: 2012-03-22
Genre: Computers

Everything you need to be fully prepared to take the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exam As an internationally recognized certification which focuses on the Foundation and Practitioner levels along with being recommended by the Project Management Institute, the PRINCE2 accreditation gives a bolster to any resume. The author, David Hinde, has trained hundreds of individuals from many different backgrounds to prepare for the PRINCE2 exams. The book provides explanations of all parts of the PRINCE2 approach, lots of practical examples, and a whole range of mock examination questions to test your knowledge. Explains all the PRINCE2 themes, processes, principles, roles and management products for the very latest version of PRINCE2 (PRINCE2 2009 Edition) Features full coverage of all Foundation and Practitioner level exam objectives Presents real–world scenarios, showing how the method is used in business and the public sector Includes challenging review questions and electronic flashcards to sharpen your knowledge Covers tips and techniques for tackling the PRINCE2 accreditation examinations and shows you how and where to take the exams Incorporates over 300 sample Foundation-level and over 100 sample Practitioner-level questions, with answers and full explanations Contains a glossary of all PRINCE2 terminology and a quick reference to all the PRINCE2 management products Gives a web link to a set of on-line tools with more bonus exams PRINCE2 Study Guide covers all the necessary topics you need to know in order to confidently take the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams.

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

DSDM Atern

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


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.

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.

As Level Sociology

Author: Rob Webb
Publisher: Napier Press, Brentwood
ISBN: 0954007956
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Sociology


An introduction to PRINCE2

Author: Office of Government Commerce
Publisher: DERECHO INTERNACIONAL
ISBN: 0113311885
Release Date: 2009-08-28
Genre: Business & Economics

The 2009 edition of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 represents an evolution of the previous manuals. The basic methodology remains, but by building on comments from users, this new manual aims to be more accessible and easier to tailor for specific individual needs. The new Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 is aimed at supporting the senior manager responsible for a project, specifically those managers undertaking an executive role on a project for the first time.

Project Management for Information Systems

Author: James Cadle
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0132068583
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

Cadle and Yeates' Project Management for Information Systems is suitable for undergraduate students studying Project Management within the IT environment. This comprehensive and practical book is an excellent starting point for any students of Project Management for Information Systems, whether they are from a computing or a business background, at undergraduate or masters level. The authors strike a good balance - covering both the mechanics of project management and the human factors involved and include plenty of case studies and exercises as well as good and bad examples from real life. This fifth edition has new material on: development life-cycles and approaches (including agile approaches) different types of IS projects and how to manage them implementing change through information systems updated coverage of leadership and management