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By Mike Cohn

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ISBN-13: 9780131479418

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"Traditional, deterministic methods to making plans and estimating easily do not reduce it at the slippery slopes of ultra-modern dynamic, change-driven initiatives. Mike Cohn's leap forward publication offers us not just the philosophy, but in addition the tips and a confirmed set of instruments that we have to reach making plans, estimating, and scheduling initiatives with a excessive uncertainty issue. while, the writer by no means loses sight of the necessity to convey company worth to the client each one step of the way."

—Doug DeCarlo, writer of eXtreme venture administration: utilizing management, rules and instruments to convey worth within the Face of Volatility (Jossey-Bass, 2004)

"We know the way to construct predictive plans and deal with them. yet construction plans that basically estimate the long run after which include switch, problem so much of our education and talents. In Agile Estimating and Planning, Mike Cohn once more fills a gap within the Agile practices, this time by way of exhibiting us a achievable method of Agile estimating and making plans. Mike delves into the nooks and crannies of the topic and anticipates some of the questions and nuances of this subject. scholars of Agile procedures will realize that this e-book is really approximately agility, bridging a number of the practices among Scrum and ExtremeProgramming."

—Ken Schwaber, Scrum evangelist, Agile Alliance cofounder, and signatory to the Agile Manifesto

"In Agile Estimating and Planning, Mike Cohn has, for the 1st time, introduced jointly so much every little thing that the Agile neighborhood has realized concerning the topic. The e-book is apparent, good geared up, and a delightful and invaluable learn. It is going into the entire worthwhile element, and whilst retains the reader's burden low. we will dig in as deeply as we have to, with no an excessive amount of aspect ahead of we want it. The publication particularly brings jointly every little thing we now have discovered approximately Agile estimation and making plans during the last decade. it is going to serve its readers well."

—Ron Jeffries, writer of Extreme Programming put in (Addison-Wesley, 2001) and Extreme Programming Adventures in C# (Microsoft Press, 2004)

"Agile Estimating and Planning presents a view of making plans that is balanced among thought and perform, and it really is supported through sufficient concrete stories to lend it credibility. I fairly just like the quote 'planning is a quest for value.' It issues to a brand new, extra optimistic angle towards making plans that is going past the 'necessary evil' view that I occasionally hold."

—Kent Beck, writer of Extreme Programming defined, moment Edition (Addison-Wesley, 2005)

"Up-front making plans remains to be the main serious a part of software program improvement. Agile software program improvement calls for Agile making plans recommendations. This ebook exhibits you the way to hire Agile making plans in a succinct, useful, and easy-to-follow manner."

—Adam Rogers, final software program

"Mike does an outstanding follow-up to User tales utilized by carrying on with to supply Agile groups with the sensible techniques and strategies to extend agility. during this e-book, Mike presents time-proven and well-tested equipment for being profitable with the a number of degrees of making plans and estimating required through Agile. This e-book is the 1st to aspect the disciplines of Agile estimating and making plans, in ways in which rival my 1980 civil engineering texts on CPM making plans and Estimating."

—Ryan Martens, President and Founder, Rally software program improvement Corporation

"With perception and readability, Mike Cohn exhibits find out how to successfully produce software program of excessive enterprise worth. With Agile estimation and making plans, you concentration attempt the place it relatively counts, and proceed to take action as conditions change."

—Rick Mugridge, Rimu learn Ltd....

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