February 2017 – Book of the Month

Projects will soon be managed with a hybrid of Agile and traditional Waterfall processes. This highly instructive guide covers what Agile is, and how and when it is appropriate to blend it into your projects. Agile Practices for Waterfall Projects will help new and experienced project managers, stakeholders, and students proactively prepare for and ensure their future success. It also explains all the terms and concepts contained in the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam.

Key Features:

–Presents specific, workable methods to add Agile to your projects while preserving your investment of time and development in traditional Waterfall processes
–Uses interactive tools to help readers understand, experience, and discover techniques to blend Agile with Waterfall processes in the right amount for each project
–Describes how to work with the major Agile methodology teams, and ways to merge the teams, reports, documents, metrics, tools, and meetings between Agile and Waterfall teams
–WAV offers a downloadable Agile Evaluator, Agile Evaluator Checklist, Agile Evaluator Sample Results, Planning Poker Cards, Story Card Templates, and a PMI-ACP Practice Exam

Agile Practices for Waterfall Projects: Shifting Processes for Competitive Advantage
Author: Barbee Davis

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.