Название: Agile: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review Автор: Darrell K. Rigby, Jeff Sutherland Издательство: Harvard Business Review Press Год: 2020 Страниц: 176 Язык: английский Формат: pdf (conv), epub Размер: 23.4 MB
More than a buzzword, agile is a powerful business tool for all.
To the uninitiated, agile is a software development and project management process involving white boards, colored Post-it Notes, and stand-up meetings. It may seem as though agile doesn’t and won't ever apply to you. But agile is here to stay, and its benefits can be realized beyond IT and project management into other areas of your business. If you're a leader, it's worth exploring how your group can benefit from the higher productivity and morale agile brings.
Agile: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review brings you today's most essential thinking on agile, from exploring the conditions under which agile is most effective and easiest to implement to reducing new-product development risk to bringing the most valuable products and features to market faster and more predictably. The lessons in this book will help you introduce agile into a broader range of activities and accelerate profitable growth for your company.
How can your company or team take advantage of agile? This book will help you in two ways. If your organization is adopting or expanding agile practices, it will give you the baseline understanding you need to join in the conversation. It will demystify the concept and build a strong foundation for future learning. At the same time, it will enable you to avoid being an impediment. Sure, agile is sometimes accompanied by off-putting jargon (scrum, kanban), indecipherable acronyms (FROCC, MoSCoW), and zealots who often overstate both its uses and its benefits. At root, though, agile is a simple, practical approach to innovation that every manager can master—and actually enjoy.
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