Agile Portfolio Management by Jochen Krebs

By Jochen Krebs

Learn how your organization s complete venture portfolio can enjoy the rules of agility from knowledgeable on agile procedures. Agile software program improvement is now extra well known than ever, yet agility doesn t have to cease there. This advisor takes a big-picture examine how portfolio managers and undertaking managers could make use of confirmed agile improvement how to elevate organizational potency. it may be tough for firms to control a number of improvement groups and to make sure that they're according to evolving company recommendations. Agile project-management equipment assist you construct extra versatile methods that invite suggestions and collaboration, adapt to alter, and achieve greater venture insights. they allow undertaking groups to execute company approach and top-level managers to make sound judgements. This consultant provides sensible, real-world suggestions for imposing agile equipment throughout your company. examine top practices for reassessing your company-wide methods; effectively coordinating a number of software program groups with out enforcing a inflexible, top-down constitution; constructing transparent roles and duties; and transitioning to an agile firm. Key publication merits: can provide sensible, real-world counsel on bringing agile software program improvement how to your whole firm presents particular feedback for bettering strategies, constructing transparent roles, and making judgements contains a survey of well known agile undertaking administration tools

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I'll tie these practices to the motivations introduced in the previous chapter. Chapter 2: Agile Software Development 61 62 Chapter 2: Agile Software Development Definitions Let's take a look at the agile lingo before we dive into the practices of agile software development. What is Agile? An agile methodology is a framework for software engineering that embraces change. For example, software development is often complex, and requirements are, especially in the beginning of a project, unknown or ambiguous.

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Not only that, some features are not worth developing—they will take valuable time away from the more important features. Many traditional projects go through the initial step of prioritizing and filtering requirements. Unfortunately, this step is performed only once. Once requirements are considered to be outside the scope of the project, it will require a lot of energy to get them back into the scope at a later point. Throughout this book, you will see how powerful open-scope requirements management is with agile project management.

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