Scrum: Novice to Ninja


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Scrum: Novice to Ninja

Published January 2016

Supercharge your team's efficiency!

Why should you use scrum in your web projects? Simply put, it’ll enable your team to get more done in less time.

Scrum is by far the most popular agile project management methodology used in web projects today. While most scrum books tend to be lengthy textbooks that cover every detail of scrum for all types of organizations, this highly practical book concentrates solely on how best to apply scrum in web and mobile development projects.

In this book, you will be introduced to the fundamentals of scrum, and given examples that you can apply immediately. And since scrum is as much about the people as it is about the processes, we will introduce you to a typical web and mobile development team, and show you the impact of scrum on their jobs, their working relationships, and the things they care about most in their professions

Whether you’re not sure what scrum is, or you think your scrum process isn’t all that it should be, this book can help. Scrum isn’t magic, but the results it can produce are well worth taking the time to learn how to apply it effectively.

This book is for anyone who works in a team to build web or mobile apps: engineers, QA, management, designers, and product managers. It assumes no familiarity with scrum or other project management techniques. While it’s aimed at readers who have little understanding of scrum, it will also be useful to those who are currently using scrum, but aren’t sure that they are getting the results that they want from it.

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What you'll learn

  • Get familiar with scrum’s roles
  • Understand scrum’s rituals
  • Gain a thorough appreciation of the tools used in scrum
  • PDF, EPUB, MOBI 186 pg
Meet your author
M. David Green

A writer and agile coach, and the founder of Agile That Works, a consultancy that helps people in engineering organizations collaborate to make constant improvement a daily practice. David has worked as an engineer, a writer, a designer, a marketing director, and a communications analyst in companies from Fortune 100 giants to tiny high-tech startups in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. He also hosts the podcast Hack the Process at www.hacktheprocess.com.

Contents

  1. Introducing Scrum
  2. Meet the Team
  3. Scrum Roles
  4. Scrum Rituals
  5. Scrum Artifacts
  6. The Scrum Contract
  7. The Lifecycle of a Story
  8. Working Through Scrum
  9. Making Scrum Work for Your Web or Mobile Team
  10. Adapting to Scrum

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