Agile is a philosophy that ensures business results, especially in this rapidly changing world. The foundation for the focus on result is based on continuous improvement of customer satisfaction, Customer Excellence! The ideas originated in the world of software development, but is more widely applicable.
This book is about applying Agile from team level to the level of the whole organisation. It is the guide in the transformation to a structured Agile way of working and a reference for those who already are Agile and want to take it to the next step.
The book provides a good foundation for the `Certify to inspire ‘program of the Agile Consortium with certification at the level of Agile Foundation, Practitioner and Master.
This pocket guide is intended for anyone who is, or will get involved in the transformation to Agile. The book is particularly aimed at managers, team members and coaches.
Topics covered: Agile at organisation level; Agile (project) management, Scrum combined with PRINCE2®, measuring the transformation, coaching styles, Agile, Lean and continuous improvement, distributed teams, directing self-organising teams, Agile and governance, and of course the book contains many practical tips.
The authors are Certified Agile Masters and their years of experience with Agile transformations are brought together in this book. The answers to the many questions of managers, teams and others are also included in this book. The result is a convenient and practical overview of the Agile approach from team-level up to organisational level as well as the main issues that you encounter in the transformation to an agile organisation.