Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products by Jim Highsmith

By Jim Highsmith

Please observe - there's now a moment version of this ebook to be had, with the ISBN of 0321658396.

“Jim Highsmith is one in every of a couple of glossy writers who're aiding us comprehend the hot nature of labor within the wisdom economy.”

—Rob Austin, Assistant Professor, Harvard enterprise School

“This is the undertaking administration e-book we’ve all been ready for—the ebook that successfully combines Agile tools and rigorous venture administration. not just does this ebook aid us make experience of undertaking administration during this present global of iterative, incremental Agile equipment, yet it’s an all-around reliable read!”

—Lynne Ellen, Sr. vice chairman & CIO, DTE Energy

“Finally a e-book that reconciles the eagerness of the Agile software program move with the wanted disciplines of venture administration. Jim’s e-book has supplied a provider to all of us.”

—Neville R(oy) Singham, CEO, ThoughtWorks, Inc.

“The international of product improvement is changing into extra dynamic and unsure. Many managers cope by way of reinforcing techniques, including documentation, or extra honing bills. This isn’t operating. Highsmith brilliantly publications us into another that matches the times.”

—Preston G. Smith, relevant, New Product Dynamics/coauthor, Developing items in part the Time

One of the field’s major specialists brings jointly all of the wisdom and assets you can use APM on your subsequent venture. Jim Highsmith indicates why APM will be in each manager’s toolkit, completely addressing the questions venture managers increase approximately Agile techniques. He systematically introduces the five-phase APM framework, then provides particular, confirmed instruments for each undertaking player. insurance includes:

  • Six rules of Agile venture administration
  • How to capitalize on rising new product improvement applied sciences
  • Putting buyers on the middle of your undertaking, the place they belong
  • Creating adaptive groups that reply quick to alterations on your project’s “ecosystem”
  • Which initiatives will make the most of APM—and which won’t
  • APM’s 5 stages: Envision, Speculate, discover, Adapt, Close
  • APM practices, together with the Product imaginative and prescient field and venture information Sheet
  • Leveraging your PMI abilities in Agile environments
  • Scaling APM to bigger initiatives and groups
  • For each undertaking supervisor, workforce chief, and workforce member

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