Top Agile books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of Agile

Understanding the concepts of Agile starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process

A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process The Single-Source, Comprehensive Guide to Scrum for All Team Members, Managers, and Executives If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative ...

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Agile Estimating and Planning

Agile Estimating and Planning

In The Book, Agile Estimating And Planning Is The Definitive, Practical Guide To Estimating And Planning Agile Projects, Agile Alliance Cofounder Mike Cohn Discusses The Philosophy Of Agile Estimating ...

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Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum

Proven, 100% Practical Guidance for Making Scrum and Agile Work in Any Organization This is the definitive, realistic, actionable guide to starting fast with Scrum and agile-and then succeeding over the long haul. ...

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The Art of Agile Development

The Art of Agile Development

Most companies developing software employ something they call "Agile." But there's widespread misunderstanding of what Agile is and how to use it. ...

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Agile Project Management with Scrum

Agile Project Management with Scrum

The rules and practices for Scrum—a simple process for managing complex projects—are few, straightforward, and easy to learn. ...

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Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time

Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time

The definitive account of the Scrum methodology from its co-creator and the CEO of Scrum, Inc., Jeff Sutherland.Scrum is the revolutionary approach to project management and team building that has helped to transform everything from software companies to the US military to healthcare in major American hospitals. ...

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Specializations and Deeper Agile Knowledge

You've got your basics in order – time to move on to some advanced and specialized concepts. Agile is evolving every day, these books can help you master it.

Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition

Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition

As an agile coach, you can help project teams become outstanding at agile, creating products that make them proud and helping organisations reap the powerful benefits of teams that deliver both innovation and excellence. ...

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The Agile Samurai: How Agile Masters Deliver Great Software

The Agile Samurai: How Agile Masters Deliver Great Software

Printed in full color. Faced with a software project of epic proportions? Tired of over-committing and under-delivering? Enter the dojo of the agile samurai, where agile expert Jonathan Rasmusson shows you how to kick-start, execute, and deliver your agile projects. ...

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