Are you looking to understand what all the hype is about regarding Agile project management? Do you want to be able to have the knowledge to work in an Agile environment? Do you want to stand out from the crowd of Agile project managers?
Agile project management has grown in popularity over the past several years. Change is occurring so fast that many organizations are unable to keep up with the demands of a changing global world. Your ability to quickly change and adapt to your environment will make or break, not only your career but could be the deciding factor as to whether your company survives in the coming years. Those that have implemented the Agile strategies you will learn in this book are the ones that are succeeding and will be around for years to come. Look around at your peers. How many of them are looking to take that next step? The answer is probably very few but not you. You are an action taker. The fact that you are looking for a book like this says so.
Individuals like you that take the time to understand the principles of Agile project management are seeing their careers reach new levels. They are able to separate themselves from the masses and have been able to carve out a unique niche for themselves. On the surface, Agile may sound simple, and it truly is, but there are several nuances that make a difference in whether an organization succeeds or fails with Agile. Also, how Agile is applied by the individual practitioner determines whether they will succeed in the field of Agile Project Management. In this guide, you will be taken through the basics of Agile project management and, as an added bonus, how it relates to the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).