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Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions by [Graffius, Scott M.]

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Deliver Products in Short Cycles with Rapid Adaptation to Change, Fast Time-to-Market, and Continuous Improvement―Which Supports Innovation and Drives Competitive Advantage

Shifting customer needs are common in today's marketplace. Businesses must be adaptive and responsive to change while delivering an exceptional customer experience to be competitive. 
 
There are a variety of frameworks supporting the development of products and services, and most methodologies fall into one of two broad categories: traditional or agile. Traditional practices such as waterfall engage sequential development, while agile involves iterative and incremental deliverables. Organizations are increasingly embracing agile to manage projects, and best meet their business needs of rapid response to change, fast delivery speed, and more.
 
With clear and easy to follow step-by-step instructions, Agile Scrum helps you: 
 
  • Implement and use the most popular agile frameworkScrum
  • Deliver products in short cycles with rapid adaptation to change, fast time-to-market, and continuous improvement
  • Support innovation and drive competitive advantage

Agile Scrum is for those interested or involved in innovation, project management, product development, software development or technology management. It's for those who have not yet used Scrum. It's also for people already using Scrum, in roles such as Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Development Team members (business analysts, solution and system architects, designers, developers, testers, etc.), customers, end users, agile coaches, executives, managers, and other stakeholders. For those already using Scrum, this guide can serve as a reference on practices for consideration and potential adaptation. 
 
Reactions to Agile Scrum have been incredibly positive.
 
"A superbly written and presented guide to team-based project management that is applicable across a broad range of businesses from consumer products to high-tech."
 IndieBRAG
 
"Recommended."

 The US Review of Books

"The book is excellent." 
 Readers' Favorite
 
"An all-inclusive instruction guide that is impressively 'user-friendly' in tone, content, clarity, organization, and presentation."

 Midwest Book Review
 
"A-type personalities (those inclined to avoid instruction manuals) and non-readers will rejoice upon discovering this guide which makes getting started with Agile Scrum a breeze."
 Literary Classics Book Reviews
 
"A must-have for a project manager wanting to introduce Scrum to the organization."
 PM World Journal
 
"A clear and authoritative roadmap for successful implementation."
 BookViral
 
Agile Scrum has received 16 FIRST PLACE WINS in national and international competitions:
 
  • 5th Annual Beverly Hills International Book Awards ― Business-General category
  • 5th Annual Beverly Hills International Book Awards ―Technology category
  • 2016 London Book Festival ― Business category
  • Fall 2016 Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards ― Business category
  • 2017 Feathered Quill Book Awards ― Informational (Business) category
  • 2016 New Apple Book Awards ― Technology category
  • 2017 Independent Press Award ― Technology category
  • 11th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards ― Technology category 
  • 2017 Pacific Rim Book Festival ― Business category 
  • 2017 Bookvana Awards ― Green/Conscious Business category 
  • 2017 Book Excellence Awards ― Technology category 
  • 14th Annual Best Book Awards ― Business Reference category 
  • 2017 New York City Big Book Awards ― Technology category 
  • 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards ― Science & Technology category 
  • 2017 Human Relations Indie Book Awards ― Workplace category 
  • 2018 Florida Book Festival ― Business category 

 Agile Scrum ― get your copy today!

About the Author

Scott M. Graffius founded and is president of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions, a consultancy specialized in project, program, portfolio, and PMO management inclusive of Agile, traditional, and hybrid frameworks. He leverages his expertise, professional standards, and industry best practices to help companies achieve significant business results, such as strategically aligned initiatives, reduced cycle time, upgraded on-time delivery, improved on-budget delivery, enriched on-value delivery, higher satisfaction, and greater competitive advantage. He holds the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) credential from the Scrum Alliance, the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute, and ITIL certification from Axelos. Scott is a former vice president of a provider of diverse consumer products and services over the internet including social networking and internet access. Prior to that, he worked in organizations with businesses ranging from advanced technology products and services to business services, retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, and entertainment. He has experience with consumer, business, reseller, government, and international customer markets, as well as international experience spanning 20 countries. He just released Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions, a book for anyone interested or involved in Agile Scrum, project management, technology management, product development, or innovation.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 64893.0 KB
  • Print Length: 156 pages
  • Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC (May 20 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01FZ0JIIY
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #653,472 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 starsit's an agile methodology to manage team (and even individual) projects better and focus on pushing out quality products in time
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4.0 out of 5 starsMuch to like, in its minimalist way
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