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Who Is Agile

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In 2011, the agile manifesto turned 10 years old. Some of the agile methodologies are even 5 to 10 year older. In the agile world, we pay a lot of attention to the people in the teams. Thanks to mailing lists and social media, agile leaders are very approachable. Yet we don't know them. This book gives you access to learn a little more about agilists. You will find all kin ...more
ebook, version 48, 370 pages
Published 2012 by LeanPub
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Aug 29, 2012 Laurent rated it really liked it
To really understand an idea, it's often useful to also understand who is behind it and what their personal history is. Yves is doing the Agile community a great service by placing the people who are advancing Agile ideas in the spotlight. "Who is agile" captures some of the feel of attending a good Agile conference, minus the sessions (but you can get plenty of those by looking at the contributors' blogs, slideshares, etc.). You meet people who have something in common with you - at least a top ...more
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Jul 30, 2012 Johanna Rothman rated it it was amazing
Yves Hanoulle has edited a book, called Who Is agile? Full disclosure: I am in the book.

I love this book. Not because I am in it, but because of all the back-stories, the pictures, and the links. And, oh my goodness, the links.

I did not expect to love this book. I expected to like the book. I expected to learn something. I expected to entertain myself for an hour or two. After all, how interesting could it be? I'd been reading the Who Is... series on Yves' blog. Yes, I'd missed a couple of peopl
Aug 01, 2012 Doc rated it it was amazing
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This book has many excellent aspects to it. First, it is being "developed" in an agile manner. The content is being added both iteratively and incrementally, and there are new releases on a regular basis. As an experiment in publishing, it exposes a number of challenges for the readers, as well as the publishers.

As one reader observed, if you've read some of the content, it's hard to know what has changed between releases (there is a change log, but it's still challenging).

Second, the book conta
Yves Hanoulle
Jul 31, 2012 Yves Hanoulle rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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This book is being written in an agile way.
You can buy it while it's being written.
(and get free updates every week)

This book is also being translated in:

Catalan; Valencian
Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan
Vladimir Tarasov
Sep 24, 2012 Vladimir Tarasov rated it it was amazing
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The best part of this book is that it's still in progress. However Yves decided to stop on 89 per Volume I, there will be the 2-nd volume and I hope the 3d and so on. It's a great job to connect people that way.
Aug 20, 2012 Marcin rated it liked it
This is a great book full of interesting personal stories of people who have stumbled across Agile software development and are true practitioners of this approach.
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