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The Software Project Manager's Bridge to Agility

(Agile Software Development Series)

3.69  ·  Rating details ·  85 ratings  ·  4 reviews
When software development teams move to agile methods, experienced project managers often struggle--doubtful about the new approach and uncertain about their new roles and responsibilities. In this book, two long-time certified Project Management Professionals (PMPRs) and Scrum trainers have built a bridge to this dynamic new paradigm. They show experienced project manager ...more
Paperback, 353 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Addison-Wesley Professional (first published May 7th 2008)
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Caroline Gordon
This is a fabulous book for anyone who thinks PMBOK is not agile. In all the gory detail here is exactly how to apply all the PMBOK tools and techniques with an Agile mindset. They are defintely not incompatible - read this book and you'll find out how they fit perfectly together.
Davi Bauer
Jul 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: agile-acp, agile
I confess that this book surprised me positively. The authors did a great job in mapping the traditional versus agile approaches, focusing to explain it to traditional project managers who wants to bridge to agility. It's important to note that the authors were helped during the writing by known names as Mike Cohn and Ken Schwaber.

I gave four stars because I believe the authors should have given more emphasis between the scrum master and the agile project manager roles, since it will not always
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Eduardo
Mar 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
It is a good guide for those project managers who use techniques from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and wish to know the difference between the way they are currently managing projects and Agile. The book's central theme is to map the different areas of the PMBOK to their Agile counterparts, identifying the processes and tools it makes use of.
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