A breakthrough approach to managing agile software development
This book shows managers how to apply management science to gain the full business benefits of agility through application of the focused approach taught by Dr. Eli Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints.
You'll learn how to develop management discipline for all phases of the engineering process, implement realistic financial and production metrics, and focus on building software that delivers maximum customer value and outstanding business results. Coverage includes:
- Making the business case for agile methods: practical tools and disciplines
- How to choose an agile method for your next project
- Breakthrough application of Critical Chain Project Management and constraint-driven control of the flow of value
- Defines the four new roles for the agile manager in software projects--and competitive IT organizations
Whether you're a development manager, project manager, team leader, or senior IT executive, this book will help you achieve all four of your most urgent challenges: lower cost, faster delivery, improved quality, and focused alignment with the business.