(Wiley: Hoboken, NJ) -- As mobile and web technologies continue to evolve rapidly, there is added pressure to develop and implement software projects in weeks instead of months. Agile Project Management for Dummies (For Dummies, 2012) can make that happen. This is the first book to provide a simple, step-by-step guide to Agile project management approaches, tools, and techniques. With the fast pace of mobile and web technology development, software project development must keep pace; Agile project management enables developers to complete and implement projects more quickly, and this book shows you how.
Agile Project Management for Dummies enables you to understand and apply Agile principles for faster, more accurate development. This book:
• Offers a practical context for understanding and applying Agile techniques, moving from theory into actual practice
• Explains when to use Agile and how to avoid common pitfalls
• Is written by experts who know how to apply the principles in real-world situations
Part I: Understanding Agile
Part II: Being Agile
Part III: Working in Agile
Part IV: Managing in Agile
Part V: Ensuring Agile Success
Part VI: The Part of Tens
Mark C. Layton (“Mr. Agile”) is an organizational strategist and Project Management Institute certification instructor. He is the Los Angeles chair for the Agile Leadership Network and is the founder of Platinum Edge, a team of behavioral science experts and certified project leaders who assist companies wanting to successfully transition to Agile software development. Layton has MBAs from UCLA and National University of Singapore, is a certified Scrum trainer, is project management professional (PMP)-certified, and a recipient of Stanford University’s advanced project management certification.