The Agile Alamanac

The Agile Almanac: Book 2 (Print)

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The Agile Almanac - Book 2 has been reviewed by Jeff Sutherland, Scott Ambler, Bas Vodde, and Dean Leffingwell's co-founder Drew Jemilo and Inbar Oren. They were generous beyond all expectations, helping us get the chapter on their approaches accurate and concise so you can quickly discern which one is the best fit for your needs. (We couldn't be more thankful and indebted.) 

This book is a Rosetta stone for serious Agile practitioners covering ALL of the Scaled Agile "Big 8" approaches in one place with unique, side-by-side, coverage of Scrum of Scrums (SoS), Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®), Disciplined Agile (DA), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Kanban, DevOps, the Agile content in the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc. 2017, and the Agile Integration Framework (AIF). 

Book 2 shows YOU how to speak convincingly to key stakeholders and unlock important customer loyalty with carefully explained content refined by months of collaboration between the 12 authors - Diane Brady, Diane McCann, Doug Martin, Guilherme Motta, James Sperry, Joe Montalbano, John Stenbeck, Mark Phillipy, Michael Williams, Nichole Tubiolo, Rick Morris and Steve McGee. 

It serves the global community delivering Programs and uber-large projects in an immense number of industries and institutions. 

Our experience has convinced us that Agile can, and must, be scaled as an extension of Lean Principles using integrative thinking. This book dramatically increases YOUR scaled Agile expertise and moves you from playing checkers to playing chess! 

The Agile Almanac book series allows Practitioners and Organizations to select precisely the content they need and zero in on the best way to apply it in the context of their environments. It is committed to your success!

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