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  • Title: Why Agile Works: The Values Behind the Results
  • Author(s) Michael de la Maza
  • Publisher: InfoQ (2016)
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  • Language: English
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Book Description

Why do some companies excel with agile and others see virtually no improvement? The difference is culture and an understanding that agile is a framework for deep cultural change instead of a process or set of practices to increase efficiency. Why Agile Works: The Values Behind the Results focuses on why and how agile works and where agile should take organizations in terms of values.

  • Offers a practical context for understanding and applying Agile techniques, moving from theory into actual practice
  • Explains when to use Agile and how to avoid common pitfalls
  • Written by experts who know how to apply the principles in real-world situations
About the Authors
  • Michael de la Maza is an agile consultant and angel investor. As an agile consultant, his major engagements have been with PayPal, State Street, edX, Carbonite, Unum, and Symantec.
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