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Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum ebook download

Proven, 100% Practical Guidance for Making Scrum and Agile Work in Any Organization This is the definitive, realistic, actionable guide to starting fast with Scrum and agile–and then succeeding over the long haul. Leading agile consultant and practitioner Mike Cohn presents detailed recommendations, powerful tips, and real-world case studies drawn from his unparalleled experience helping hundreds of software organizations make Scrum and agile work. Succeeding with Agile is for pragmatic...

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Agile Web Development with Rails, 3rd Edition

Agile Web Development with Rails, 3rd Edition ebook download

You want to write professional-grade applications: Rails is a full-stack, open-source web framework, with integrated support for unit, functional, and integration testing. It enforces good design principles, consistency of code across your team (and across your organization), and proper release management. But Rails is more than a set of best practices. Rails makes it both fun and easy to turn out very cool web applications. Need Ajax support, so your web applications are highly interactive?...

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Software Engineering: Theory and Practice (4th Edition)

Software Engineering: Theory and Practice (4th Edition) ebook download

KEY BENEFIT: This introduction to software engineering and practice addresses both procedural and object-oriented development. KEY TOPICS: Is thoroughly updated to reflect significant changes in software engineering, including modeling and agile methods. Emphasizes essential role of modeling design in software engineering. Applies concepts consistently to two common examples — a typical information system and a real-time system. Combines theory with real, practical applications by providing an...

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Process-Centric Architecture for Enterprise Software Systems

Process-Centric Architecture for Enterprise Software Systems ebook download

IT systems around the world are in the midst of an evolution that is impacting business and technology. The increasing adoption of Business Process Management (BPM) has inspired pioneering software architects and developers to effectively leverage BPM-based software and process-centric architecture (PCA) to create software systems that enable essential business processes. Reflecting this emerging trend and evolving field, Process-Centric Architecture for Enterprise Software Systems provides a...

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Decision Management Systems

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"A very rich book sprinkled with real-life examples as well as battle-tested advice.”
—Pierre Haren, VP ILOG, IBM "James does a thorough job of explaining Decision Management Systems as enablers
of a formidable business transformation.”
—Deepak Advani, Vice President, Business Analytics Products and SPSS, IBM Build Systems That Work Actively to Help You Maximize Growth and Profits
Most companies rely on operational systems that are largely passive. But what if you...

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Agile Productivity Unleashed

Agile Productivity Unleashed ebook download

Winner of the 2011 Axiom Business Book Award bronze medal for Operations Management/Productivity/TQM books. In today's challenging economic climate, organizations faced with limited budgets and frozen staffing levels need proven, common-sense approaches to maximize their productivity. Agile approaches are business practices with a proven track record for helping organizations achieve greater efficiency, higher-quality outputs and increased customer satisfaction. They enable organizations to...

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Agile Software Requirements: Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise

Agile Software Requirements: Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise ebook download

“We need better approaches to understanding and managing software requirements, and Dean provides them in this book. He draws ideas from three very useful intellectual pools: classical management practices, Agile methods, and lean product development. By combining the strengths of these three approaches, he has produced something that works better than any one in isolation.”–From the Foreword by Don Reinertsen, President of Reinertsen & Associates; author of Managing the Design...

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Agile in a Flash: Speed-Learning Agile Software Development

Agile in a Flash: Speed-Learning Agile Software Development ebook download

This comprehensive set of cards is an indispensable resource for agile teams. The deck of Agile in a Flash cards teaches leadership, teamwork, clean programming, agile approaches to problem solving, and tips for coaching agile teams. Team members can use the cards as reference material, ice breakers for conversations, reminders (taped to a wall or monitor), and sources of useful tips and hard-won wisdom. The cards are: Bite-sized! Read one practice or aspect at a time in a couple of minutes....

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Lean from the Trenches: Managing Large-Scale Projects with Kanban

Lean from the Trenches: Managing Large-Scale Projects with Kanban ebook download

You know the Agile and Lean development buzzwords, you've read the books. But when systems need a serious overhaul, you need to see how it works in real life, with real situations and people. Lean from the Trenches is all about actual practice. Every key point is illustrated with a photo or diagram, and anecdotes bring you inside the project as you discover why and how one organization modernized its workplace in record time. Lean from the Trenches is all about actual practice. Find out how the...

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CMMI for Development: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement, 3rd Edition

CMMI for Development: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement, 3rd Edition ebook download

CMMI® for Development (CMMI-DEV) describes best practices for the development and maintenance of products and services across their lifecycle. By integrating essential bodies of knowledge, CMMI-DEV provides a single, comprehensive framework for organizations to assess their development and maintenance processes and improve performance. Already widely adopted throughout the world for disciplined, high-quality engineering, CMMI-DEV Version 1.3 now accommodates other modern approaches as well,...

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Software Abstractions: Logic, Language, and Analysis

Software Abstractions: Logic, Language, and Analysis ebook download

In Software Abstractions Daniel Jackson introduces an approach to software design that draws on traditional formal methods but exploits automated tools to find flaws as early as possible. This approach--which Jackson calls "lightweight formal methods" or "agile modeling"--takes from formal specification the idea of a precise and expressive notation based on a tiny core of simple and robust concepts but replaces conventional analysis based on theorem proving with a fully automated analysis that...

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Lean-Agile Acceptance Test-Driven Development: Better Software Through Collaboration

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Praise for Lean-Agile Acceptance Test-Driven Development  “Lean-Agile Acceptance Test-Driven Development tells a tale about three fictive project stakeholders as they use agile techniques to plan and execute their project. The format works well for the book; this book is easy to read, easy to understand, and easy to apply.” —Johannes Brodwall, Chief Scientist, Steria Norway “Agile development, some say, is all about pairing, and, yes, I’m a believer in the power of...

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Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders

Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders ebook download

In many organizations, management is the biggest obstacle to successful Agile development. Unfortunately, reliable guidance on Agile management has been scarce indeed. Now, leading Agile manager Jurgen Appelo fills that gap, introducing a realistic approach to leading, managing, and growing your Agile team or organization. Writing for current managers and developers moving into management, Appelo shares insights that are grounded in modern complex systems theory, reflecting the intense...

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Managing Software Debt: Building for Inevitable Change

Managing Software Debt: Building for Inevitable Change ebook download

Shipping imperfect software is like going into debt. When you incur debt, the illusion of doing things faster can lead to exponential growth in the cost of maintaining software. Software debt takes five major forms: technical, quality, configuration management, design, and platform experience. In today’s rush to market, software debt is inevitable. And that’s okay—if you’re careful about the debt you incur, and if you quickly pay it back.In Managing Software Debt, leading...

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Software Change Management: Case Studies and Practical Advice

Software Change Management: Case Studies and Practical Advice ebook download

Why is it so difficult to change organizations? What does it really take to make “process improvement” yield measurable results? For more than 30 years, Donald Riefer has been guiding software teams through the technical, organizational, and people issues that must be managed in order to make meaningful process changes—and better products. This practical guide draws from his extensive experience, featuring 11 case studies spanning the public and private sectors and even academia....

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Scrum Project Management

Scrum Project Management ebook download

Originally created for agile software development, scrum provides project managers with the flexibility needed to meet ever-changing consumer demands. Presenting a modified version of the agile software development framework, Scrum Project Management introduces Scrum basics and explains how to apply this adaptive technique to effectively manage a wide range of programs and complex projects. The book provides proven planning methods for controlling project scope and ensuring your project stays...

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User-Centered Agile Methods

User-Centered Agile Methods ebook download

With the introduction and popularization of Agile methods of software development, existing relationships and working agreements between user experience groups and developers are being disrupted. Agile methods introduce new concepts: the Product Owner, the Customer (but not the user), short iterations, User Stories. Where do UX professionals fit in this new world? Agile methods also bring a new mindset -- no big design, no specifications, minimal planning -- which conflict with the needs of UX...

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Signal Processing for Intelligent Sensor Systems with MATLAB, 2nd Edition

Signal Processing for Intelligent Sensor Systems with MATLAB, 2nd Edition ebook download

Signal Processing for Intelligent Sensors with MATLAB®, Second Edition once again presents the key topics and salient information required for sensor design and application. Organized to make it accessible to engineers in school as well as those practicing in the field, this reference explores a broad array of subjects and is divided into sections: Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing, Frequency Domain Processing, Adaptive System Identification and Filtering, Wavenumber Sensor Systems, and...

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Reflections on Management: How to Manage Your Software Projects, Your Teams, Your Boss, and Yourself

Reflections on Management: How to Manage Your Software Projects, Your Teams, Your Boss, and Yourself ebook download

 “Whether you are in a startup or Fortune 500 company; are a developer, development manager, or CEO; use agile, lean, waterfall, or other methodology–if software and quality are important to you, you should read and pay attention to Watts’s reflections.”–Bill Ihrie, Former SVP & CTO, Intuit“You will enjoy this collection for its down to earth, accessible prose, its pragmatism, optimism, and, above all, Watts’s demonstration that software quality improvement is...

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Global Security: A Vision for the Future

Global Security: A Vision for the Future ebook download

The approach to research in global security from the perspective of the human sciences presents a number of challenges. NATO and ESF, aware of the importance of this endeavor, have commissioned lInstitut Francais dAnalyse Strategique (IFAS) to organize a number of activities aimed at identifying potential areas for research. This book presents the findings of these investigations. Whilst the human sciences will of course continue their traditional activities and research, the intention is to...

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Experiences of Test Automation: Case Studies of Software Test Automation

Experiences of Test Automation: Case Studies of Software Test Automation ebook download

Software test automation has moved beyond a luxury to become a necessity. Applications and systems have grown ever larger and more complex, and manual testing simply cannot keep up. As technology changes, and more organizations move into agile development, testing must adapt—and quickly. Test automation is essential, but poor automation is wasteful—how do you know where your efforts will take you?Authors Dorothy Graham and Mark Fewster wrote the field’s seminal text, Software Test...

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Core Python Applications Programming, 3rd Edition

Core Python Applications Programming, 3rd Edition ebook download

Already know Python but want to learn more? A lot more? Dive into a variety of topics used in practice for real-world applications.Covers regular expressions, Internet/network programming, GUIs, SQL/databases/ORMs, threading, and Web development.Learn about contemporary development trends such as Google+, Twitter, MongoDB, OAuth, Python 3 migration, and Java/Jython. Presents brand new material on Django, Google App Engine, CSV/JSON/XML, and Microsoft Office. Includes Python 2 and 3 code samples...

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Agile Experience Design: A Digital Designer`s Guide to Agile, Lean, and Continuous

Agile Experience Design: A Digital Designer`s Guide to Agile, Lean, and Continuous ebook download

Agile development methodologies may have started life in IT, but their widespread and continuing adoption means there are many practitioners outside of IT--including designers--who need to change their thinking and adapt their practices. This is the missing book about agile that shows how designers, product managers, and development teams can integrate experience design into lean and agile product development. It equips you with tools, techniques and a framework for designing great experiences...

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Core Python Programming, 2nd Edition

Core Python Programming, 2nd Edition ebook download

Praise for Core Python Programming"The long-awaited second edition of Wesley Chun's Core Python Programming proves to be well worth the wait—its deep and broad coverage and useful exercises will help readers learn and practice good Python."—Alex Martelli, author of Python in a Nutshell and editor of Python Cookbook"There has been lot of good buzz around Wesley Chun's Core Python Programming. It turns out that all the buzz is well earned. I think this is the best book currently available for...

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Essential Skills for the Agile Developer: A Guide to Better Programming and Design

Essential Skills for the Agile Developer: A Guide to Better Programming and Design ebook download

Agile has become today’s dominant software development paradigm, but agile methods remain difficult to measure and improve. Essential Skills for the Agile Developer fills this gap from the bottom up, teaching proven techniques for assessing and optimizing both individual and team agile practices.Written by four principals of Net Objectives—one of the world’s leading agile training and consulting firms—this book reflects their unsurpassed experience helping organizations transition...

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Connected Services

Connected Services ebook download

"Connected Services is a must-read for telco strategists who need to get up to speed on how the world of software and the web 2. 0 works."  Andreas Constantinou, Research Director, VisionMobile "This book is a must read for those charged with leading innovation in a world of connected services where telco and Internet collide." - Jason Goecke, VP of Innovation, Voxeo Labs This book explains the common underlying technological themes that underpin the new era of connected services in a post Web...

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Flex on Java

Flex on Java ebook download

Unlike many Flex books that presume readers want to develop applications from scratch, Flex on Java is for developers in the real world-where Flex is one more technology being added to existing systems developed in Java, and where integration is the key indicator of success. Written for Java developers beginning to use Flex, Flex on Java shows how to use Flex alongside existing Java applications, and how to integrate Flex using familiar server-side technologies such as Spring, EJBs, JMS, and...

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Continuous Testing: with Ruby, Rails, and javascript

Continuous Testing: with Ruby, Rails, and javascript ebook download

Continuous Testing (CT) is a developer practice that shortens the feedback loops established by test-driven development and continuous integration. Building on techniques used by Agile software development practitioners, Continuous Testing with Ruby shows you how to get instant feedback about both the quality of your code, and the quality of your tests. We show how you can create a customized continuous testing environment, specifically suited to the projects you're working on. You'll see...

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Effective Project Management, 6th Edition

Effective Project Management, 6th Edition ebook download

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme
Expert guidance on ensuring project success—the latest edition! Many projects fail to deliver on time and within budget, and often-poor project management is to blame. If you're a project manager, the newest edition of this expert and top-selling book will help you avoid the pitfalls and manage projects successfully. Covering the major project management techniques including Traditional (Linear and Incremental), Agile (Iterative and...

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Integrating CMMI and Agile Development

Integrating CMMI and Agile Development ebook download

Many organizations that have improved process maturity through Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) now also want greater agility. Conversely, many organizations that are succeeding with Agile methods now want the benefits of more mature processes. The solution is to integrate CMMI and Agile. Integrating CMMI® and Agile Development offers broad guidance for melding these process improvement methodologies. It presents six detailed case studies, along with essential real-world lessons,...

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Software Engineering, 8th Edition

Software Engineering, 8th Edition ebook download

The eighth edition of the best-selling introduction to software engineering is now updated with three new chapters on state-of-the-art topics. New chapters in the 8th edition -Security engineering, showing youhow you can design software to resist attacks and recover from damage;
-Service-oriented software engineering, explaininghow reusable web services can be used to develop new applications;
-Aspect-oriented software development, introducing new techniques based on the separation of...

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Agile Data Warehousing Project Management

Agile Data Warehousing Project Management ebook download

You have to make sense of enormous amounts of data, and while the notion of "agile data warehousing” might sound tricky, it can yield as much as a 3-to-1 speed advantage while cutting project costs in half. Bring this highly effective technique to your organization with the wisdom of agile data warehousing expert Ralph Hughes. Agile Data Warehousing Project Management will give you a thorough introduction to the method as you would practice it in the project room to build a serious "data...

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Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio: From Concept to Continuous Feedback, 2nd Edition

Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio: From Concept to Continuous Feedback, 2nd Edition ebook download

Using agile methods and the tools of Visual Studio 2010, development teams can deliver higher-value software faster, systematically eliminate waste, and increase transparency throughout the entire development lifecycle. Now, Microsoft Visual Studio product owner Sam Guckenheimer and leading Visual Studio implementation consultant Neno Loje show how to make the most of Microsoft’s new Visual Studio 2010 Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools in your environment.This book is the...

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The New One-Page Project Manager, 2nd Edition

The New One-Page Project Manager, 2nd Edition ebook download

The New One-Page Project Manager: Communicate and Manage Any Project With A Single Sheet of Paper
How to manage any project on just one piece of paper The New One-Page Project Manager demonstrates how to efficiently and effectively communicate essential elements of a project's status. The hands of a pocket watch reveal the time of day without following every spring, cog, and movement behind the face. Similarly, an OPPM template reduces any project—no matter how large or complicated—to a...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services: The BISM Tabular Model

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services: The BISM Tabular Model ebook download

Build agile and responsive Business Intelligence solutions Analyze tabular data using the BI Semantic Model (BISM) in Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Analysis Services—and discover a simpler method for creating corporate-level BI solutions. Led by three BI experts, you’ll learn how to build, deploy, and query a BISM tabular model with step-by-step guides, examples, and best practices. This hands-on book shows you how the tabular model’s in-memory database enables you to perform rapid...

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The Agile Pocket Guide

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The Agile Pocket Guide: A Quick Start to Making Your Business Agile Using Scrum and Beyond
The Agile Pocket Guide explains how to develop products, services, and software quickly and efficiently, without losing the main components of the framework so effective in streamlining the creating of these products and for making positive change within a company. It includesThe basic tennets of the Scrum frameworkHow to apply the processes and steps required to become agileThe dynamics of a...

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Web Analytics Action Hero: Using Analysis to Gain Insight and Optimize Your Business

Web Analytics Action Hero: Using Analysis to Gain Insight and Optimize Your Business ebook download

Companies need more than just web analysts and data-savvy marketers to be successful–they need action heroes! While most of us never battle evil scientists or defuse nuclear warheads, successful web analysts benefit from the same attributes that fictional action heroes embody. As a web analyst, your main goal is to improve your organization’s online performance. You can become an “action hero” by translating analysis insights into action that generates significant returns for...

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Software in 30 Days

Software in 30 Days ebook download

Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust
A radical approach to getting IT projects done faster and cheaper than anyone thinks possible Software in 30 Days summarizes the Agile and Scrum software development method, which allows creation of game-changing software, in just 30 days. Projects that use it are three times more successful than those that don't. Software in 30 Days is for the business manager, the...

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A Project Guide to UX Design, 2nd Edition

A Project Guide to UX Design, 2nd Edition ebook download

User experience design is the discipline of creating a useful and usable Web site or application that’s easily navigated and meets the needs of the site owner and its users. There’s a lot more to successful UX design than knowing the latest Web technologies or design trends: It takes diplomacy, management skills, and business savvy. That’s where the updated edition of this important book comes in. With new information on design principles, mobile and gestural interactions,...

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Flexible, Reliable Software: Using Patterns and Agile Development

Flexible, Reliable Software: Using Patterns and Agile Development ebook download

Flexible, Reliable Software: Using Patterns and Agile Development guides students through the software development process. By describing practical stories, explaining the design and programming process in detail, and using projects as a learning context, the text helps readers understand why a given technique is required and why techniques must be combined to overcome the challenges facing software developers. The presentation is pedagogically organized as a realistic development story in...

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