From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams
Collaborate to Deliver
|Price||$34.23 - $35.76
|Authors||Johanna Rothman, Mark Kilby|
|Publisher||The Pragmatic Programmers|
|Format||Paper book / ebook (PDF)|
Distributed agile teams have a terrible reputation. They don't deliver on time, and too often, they don't deliver what the customer needs. However, most agile teams, have at least one remote team member. And, agile approaches are here to stay.
Don't blindly apply agile practices designed for collocated teams. Instead, learn to use three mindset shifts and the agile and lean principles to create your successful distributed agile team. Use the tips and traps to help your team succeed.
Leave the chaos of virtual teams behind. See how to help your distributed team succeed. This work was written and produced entirely by the author. We are proud to be distributing it.
You've worked on agile teams before, but how do you use these same practices with a distributed team? You don't! Taking off-the-shelf practices designed for collocated environments will only frustrate your teams. Or worse, you may even cause harm by forcing people to work unnatural hours because they are in a different timezone. Because your team works in a different environment, they need to think about a different way to work.
In this book, Johanna and Mark take you back to agile and lean principles and help you think how your team can adapt their culture, practices, and virtual workspace to continuously deliver. Three mindset shifts begin this rethinking process. Then Johanna and Mark describe eight principles to guide you on crafting the best collaborative environment for your teams. They also address hiring for your distributed teams and how leaders optimally support these distributed teams. Mark and Johanna provide many stories of how teams they have coached followed these principles in developing their own agile practices. Successful and even happy distributed agile teams are possible and this becomes your guidebook.
4 5 15
by Todd Tomlinson
Migrate an existing Drupal 6 or 7 website to Backdrop and discover why you should consider using Backdrop when building a new website. You'll learn what Backdrop is, how to install and configure Backdrop, and create and manage content. Migrating from Drupal to Backdrop focuses on the user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and ...
Price: $28.98 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2015
by Ben Marx, Jose Valim, Bruce Tate
Adoption is more than programming. Elixir is an exciting new language, but to successfully get your application from start to finish, you're going to need to know more than just the language. You need the case studies and strategies in this book. Learn the best practices for the whole life of your application, from design and team-buildin...
Price: $35.43 | Publisher: The Pragmatic Programmers | Release: 2018
by Chaminda Chandrasekara, Sanjaya Yapa
Gain the essential knowledge to use VSTS/TFS effectively to empower your Agile teams. This book provides a deep analysis into issues Agile teams may face and how to overcome them by adopting and implementing the proper tools.Rather than just review VSTS/TFS features, this book provides proven solutions to the challenges in building better...
Price: $29.99 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2018
by Gary Riches, Ruben Martinez Jr., Jamie Maison, Matt Klosterman, Mark Griffin
Apple Watch for Developers: Advice & Techniques from 5 Top Professionals gives you the base-knowledge and valuable secrets you'll need for your own projects from a core team of successful, experienced Apple Watch app-development experts. You'll explore elements such as branding within Watch apps, translating audio data into visual...
Price: $30.00 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2015
by Olga Filipova, Rui Vilao
Understand the big picture of the software development process. We use software every day - operating systems, applications, document editing programs, home banking - but have you ever wondered who creates software and how it's created? This book guides you through the entire process, from conception to the finished product with the aid o...
Price: $31.32 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2018
by Rachel Davies, Liz Sedley
To lead change, you need to expand your toolkit, and this book gives you the tools you need to make the transition from agile practitioner to agile coach.Agile Coaching is all about working with people to create great agile teams. You'll learn how to build a team that produces great software and has fun doing it. In the process, you'll gr...
Price: $21.30 | Publisher: The Pragmatic Programmers | Release: 2009
by Bruce Tate
You want your development team to be productive. You want to write flexible, maintainable web applications. You want to use Ruby and Rails. But can you justify the move away from established platforms such as J2EE? Bruce Tate's From Java to Ruby has the answers, and it expresses them in a language that'll help persuade managers and execut...
Price: $3.99 | Publisher: The Pragmatic Programmers | Release: 2006
by W. Jason Gilmore
Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition is a major update of W. Jason Gilmore's authoritative book on PHP and MySQL. The fourth edition includes complete coverage of PHP 5.3 features, including namespacing, an update of AMP stack installation and configuration, updates to Zend Framework, coverage of MySQL Work...
Price: $29.00 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2010