Books for the Business Analyst


Agile Estimating and Planning (Robert C. Martin Series)

Agile Estimating and Planning (Robert C. Martin Series)
Statistics: 8593 Views // 0 Comments // Article Rating

Author(s): Mike Cohn
Paperback: 368 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0131479418
 

This is the eBook version of the printed book. Detailed, Proven Techniques for Estimating and Planning Any Agile Project. Agile Estimating and Planning is the definitive, practical guide to estimating and planning agile projects. In this book, Agile Alliance cofounder Mike Cohn discusses the philosophy of agile estimating and planning and shows you exactly how to get the job done, with real-world examples and case studies. Concepts are clearly illustrated and readers are guided, step by step, toward how to answer the following questions: What will we build? How big will it be? When must it be done? How much can I really complete by then? You will first learn what makes a good plan-and then what makes it agile.Using the techniques in Agile Estimating and Planning, you can stay agile from start to finish, saving time, conserving resources, and accomplishing more. Highlights include:- Why conventional prescriptive planning fails and why agile planning works- How to estimate feature size using story points and ideal days-and when to use each- How and when to re-estimate- How to prioritize features using both financial and nonfinancial approaches- How to split large features into smaller, more manageable ones- How to plan iterations and predict your team's initial rate of progress- How to schedule projects that have unusually high uncertainty or schedule-related risk- How to estimate projects that will be worked on by multiple teamsAgile Estimating and Planning supports any agile, semiagile, or iterative process, including Scrum, XP, Feature-Driven Development, Crystal, Adaptive Software Development, DSDM, Unified Process, and many more. It will be an indispensable resource for every development manager, team leader, and team member.

 

COMMENTS

Only registered users may post comments.

Want to Add a Book?

Think we are missing a book for the Business Analyst or Systems Analyst? TELL US! WE'LL ADD IT!
Enter your Email address
Enter your Name
Enter your message
Send

 

More BA Books

Technical Communication Technical Communication

The best-selling tech comm book on the market, Technical Communication offers comprehensive and acce...


Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): A Planning and Implementation Guide for Business and Technology Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): A Planning and Implementation Guide for Business and Technology

"This book provides a superb overview of the SOA topic. Marks and Bell provide practical guidance ac...


Agile Modeling: Effective Practices for Extreme Programming and the Unified Process Agile Modeling: Effective Practices for Extreme Programming and the Unified Process

The first book to cover Agile Modeling, a new modeling technique created specifically for XP project...


The ROI from Software Quality The ROI from Software Quality

The ROI from Software Quality provides the tools needed for software engineers and project managers ...


A Practical Guide to Information Systems Strategic Planning, Second Edition A Practical Guide to Information Systems Strategic Planning, Second Edition

The foundation of a successful information systems strategic plan is the recognition that business d...


 



 




Copyright 2006-2024 by Modern Analyst Media LLC