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Agile: An Essential Guide to Agile Project Management, the Kanban Process and Lean Thinking + a Comprehensive Guide to Scrum

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Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
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Summary

If you want to produce faster while increasing the quality of your products, then pay attention....

Two comprehensive manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • Agile: A Guide to Agile Project Management with Scrum, Kanban, and Lean, Including Tips for Sprint Planning and How to Create a Hybrid Waterfall Agile Software Development Methodology
  • Scrum: How to Use the Agile Framework Called Scrum to Produce Faster While Increasing Quality

This audiobook will give you an overview of Agile methodologies and how you can use them to speed up development and drive customer satisfaction. 

In part one of this audiobook, you will:

  • Get an overview of the 12 principles of Agile so you don’t have to read the Agile Manifesto to understand the methodologies.
  • Learn about the Lean movement as it pertains to software and how to shave unnecessary costs from your software development projects.
  • Discover how to implement Agile when your company is stuck using old methods.
  • And much, much more!

Part two of this audiobook include:

  • A succinct review of Agile project management to set the foundation of your Scrum knowledge.
  • The history and values of Scrum methodology.
  • A description of each Scrum team member role and how to choose the best people for the job.
  • A comprehensive discussion on the daily Scrum, including tips on the best use of the time in the stand-up.
  • Two case studies presented along with the lessons learned from the practical application of Scrum in different industries.
  • Additional tips and tricks on how to become the best Scrum company around.
  • And much, much more!

Get this audiobook now to learn more about Agile and Scrum!

©2018 James Edge (P)2018 James Edge

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Trusting, high-impact workplaces.

Here you will learn how to build a trusting, purpose-driven network of small work teams throughout their organizations, so that they can spontaneously respond to new market needs and so that learning happens every day. All this adds up to the fact that this new way of managing is better for employees, better for customers and enables companies to stay successful and relevant in our fast-changing, complex and uncertain world. James Edge uses a wealth of great examples, and has an easy-to-read style that made me keep turning the pages, to see what was next.

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Wonderful

Great book for beginners. I love the clear and concise examples. The way it is written is enjoyable, a perfect way to start in the Agile journey.

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Very Enlightening Book

Through the help of this book, I was able to familiarize myself. these books focus on understanding Agile Project Management. There are lots of clear-cut explanations and nice examples of successful agile.

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The author emphasizes on the project management skills with a maiden introduction. The author has briefed the differences between management methodology of Scrum project management and other project management methods.

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Informative Package

Agile Project Management is a very informative book. The author well explanation and well information share about Project Management. I am reading this book I developing my Project Management skill. I am happy to get this book. Thanks to the author

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Agile Guide

I recommend this book to anyone who wants to kickstart Agile Project Management or to anyone who is exploring alternate project management systems.

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Good Guide

If you're about to start learning Agile project management methodology, this manual will definitely come in handy for you, as it offers all the basics you need to master, before starting your field training. I am still in the process of learning, and I got so much value from here.

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A Quick Guide

The book is not a difficult read but it is dry as it is instructional. It does serve the purpose for which it was written. A quickstart guide compared to a detailed instruction.

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Agile is great. I was able to familiarize myself. these books focus on understanding Agile Project Management. There are lots of clear-cut explanations and nice examples of successful agile

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Helpful

This book extraordinary cause all of the tips are really helpful. I would suggest this book to anyone. Whatever thanks to the author and must be recommended for this book.

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  • Danielle V.
  • 19-04-19

Great content, weird narration.

This is a fantastic guide to agile whether you're new to the tech industry, or an old pro looking to learn new project management styles. If scrum or kanban is being introduced in your office for the first time and you need to get quickly up to speed, pick this up.

That said, the narration is odd to the point that it takes you out of the book sometimes. Weird pauses and sentences that seem to terminate, only to continue a moment later because the narrator seemed to place the period in the wrong place. Bizarre choices of words to emphasize that few rational native English speakers would make. The worst part is about two thirds into the audiobook, when our narrator... sneezes? Coughs? It's a loud, strange, audible bodily function between two sentences that the editors left in for some reason! I had to rewind to make sure my car's audio wasn't playing tricks on me. It was definitely there. Without a doubt, the strangest thing I've ever experienced listening to an audiobook.

My advice: if you have the time to read this, pick up a paper copy and use that instead. Skip the lazy and careless narration, because the lessons here are important and useful.

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  • Gail Bishop
  • 13-12-18

Top book for the beginners.

A guide for beginners such as this; with some basic information and principles about the subject, is the kind of guide you want to start with when you are looking at a subject this broad.

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  • C. Chase
  • 06-03-20

Good Summary.

This is a good quick summary/overview of agile and scrum. Three hours in the narrator takes a huge breath or sneezes into the mic.

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  • Cremer
  • 17-10-19

Recommended!

Its a good book for beginners. Some learning approaches provided. A great informative book. The author giving some proven approaches. Recommended

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  • Kyle Perkins
  • 17-10-19

Clearly Described!

This book offers an easy to understand and inexpensive alternative to traditional textbooks. The explanations are sensible and pitfalls are clearly described.

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  • William
  • 17-10-19

Agile Guide

Excellent book. Agile Project management can also be handled through the use of various tools; which simplify the overall processes by the needs of the organizations. Amongst the most common tools are Scrum, Kanban, and Scrumban. Highly recommend this book.

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  • Eli
  • 17-10-19

Awesome

Reasonable and simple-to-do exercises that will assist you with getting victories off your activities. I'm as of now learning and rehearsing en route of managing the burdens and difficulties with exercises expected to complete an undertaking. Great audiobook and something you can impart to the group to achieve your objectives.

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  • Kyler
  • 17-10-19

Remarkable

This book has given me some exceptional foundation about the progress of the program and dominating energy about the essential arrangements of Agile and its reasonable applications.

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  • Adam G
  • 16-10-19

Detailed and Concise

The book covers the nuts and bolts and endeavors to give direction to the move of the new technique. It is anything but difficult to peruse, the composition energetic and intriguing precedents are littered all through the book.

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  • Skylar
  • 16-10-19

Full Stars

This book explained Agile very well. After all, I felt that the author was very interested and preferred extreme programming. Overall, a clear and concise resource for software developers and clients. Nice!!