Agile Project Management: Managing for Success

Agile Project Management: Managing for Success

James A. Crowder, Shelli Friess

Language: English

Pages: 78

ISBN: 3319349228

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

This book introduces readers to the concept of Agile Project Management and enables them to deal with the demands and complexities of modern, agile systems/software/hardware development teams. The book examines the project/program manager beyond the concepts of leadership and aims to connect to employees' sense of identity. The text examines human psychological concepts such as “locus of control,” which will help the manager understand their team members’ view and how best to manage their “world” contributions. The authors cover new management tools and philosophies for agile systems/software/hardware development teams, with a specific focus on how this relates to engineering and computer science. This book also includes practical case studies.

* Discusses management skills needed as they relate to the advances in software development practices
* Examines how to manage an agile development team that includes teams across geographically, ethnically, and culturally diverse backgrounds
* Embraces all of the aspects of modern management and leadership












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