Scrum For Dummies
By Mark C. Layton
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: April 2015
Pages: 408

Learn to:

  • Integrate scrum into your agile project management strategy
  • Differentiate scrum from other frameworks
  • Apply the core principles of scrum to a variety of functions
  • Execute a scrum project

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Ready to get agile with your project management? Scrum makes the transition to agile project management effortless, and this plain-English guide walks you through the core principles so you can keep your projects on time and on budget. Discover what makes scrum different, how it lowers costs and speeds project completion, and how to put it to work.

  • Dive into scrum—start off with an overview of the scrum framework, agile principles, and scrum values
  • Why scrum scores big—discover what scrum offers both product management and development teams
  • Up and running—plan your first scrum project, create a product roadmap, and learn to assemble the ideal development team
  • Sprint for the finish—learn the importance of sprints and how to plan, review, and maximize them
  • Scrum works everywhere—see how scrum works for software development, tangible goods production, healthcare, law enforcement, education, and publishing
  • Make business better—put scrum to work in portfolio management, IT, HR, finance, and customer service
  • Your daily scrum—find out how scrum can help in planning family activities and life goals

Open the book and find:

  • How to handle a product backlog
  • What makes scrum development teams unique
  • Tips for using scrum in sales and marketing
  • Challenges and how to meet them
  • How scrum benefits manufacturing
  • Secrets of speeding products to market
  • FBI scrum stories
  • Ten key metrics for scrum
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