Being Agile: Eleven Breakthrough Techniques to Keep You from by Leslie Ekas,Scott Will

By Leslie Ekas,Scott Will

Break the outdated, Waterfall behavior that prevent Agile Success:

Drive fast price and non-stop Improvement


When agile groups don’t get fast effects, it’s tempting for them to fall again into outdated behavior that make good fortune even much less most probably. In Being Agile, Leslie Ekas and Scott Will current 11 robust ideas for speedily gaining huge worth from agile, making agile tools stick, and launching a “virtuous circle” of constant improvement.


Drawing on their adventure assisting greater than a hundred groups transition to agile, the authors evaluate its key ideas, establish corresponding practices, and provide leap forward ways for enforcing them. utilizing their ideas, you could holiday average waterfall styles and transcend in basic terms “doing agile” to really pondering and being agile.


Ekas and should assist you transparent away silos, enhance stakeholder interplay, put off waste and waterfall-style inefficiencies, and lead the agile transition way more effectively. each one in their 11 rules can stand by itself: should you mix them, they turn into much more valuable.


Coverage includes

  • Building “whole groups” that minimize throughout silos and interact all through a product’s lifecycle
  • Engaging product stakeholders prior and much extra effectively
  • Overcoming inefficient “waterations” and “big batch” waterfall thinking
  • Getting prior the curse of multi-tasking
  • Eliminating risky technical and venture debt
  • Repeatedly deploying “release-ready” software program in actual person environments
  • Delivering what shoppers really want, no longer what you think that they need
  • Fixing the foundation reasons of difficulties so that they don’t recur
  • Learning from adventure: studying non-stop improvement
  • Assessing even if you’re simply “doing agile” or truly “being agile”

Being Agile will be fundamental for all software program execs now adopting agile; for coaches, managers, engineers, and group participants who are looking to get extra worth from it and for college students studying it for the 1st time.

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