New PDF release: A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development: How

By Gary Gruver,Mike Young,Pat Fulghum

at the present time, even the most important improvement agencies are turning to agile methodologies, looking significant productiveness and caliber advancements. even if, large-scale agile improvement is tough, and publicly on hand case stories were scarce. Now, 3 agile pioneers at Hewlett-Packard current a candid, start-to-finish insider’s examine how they’ve succeeded with agile in a single of the company’s so much mission-critical software program environments: firmware for HP LaserJet printers.

This booklet tells the tale of a unprecedented scan and trip. might agile rules be utilized to re-architect a big legacy code base? may possibly agile allow either well timed supply and ongoing innovation? may possibly it quite be utilized to four hundred+ builders allotted throughout 4 states, 3 continents, and 4 company devices? may perhaps it transcend providing incremental earnings, to satisfy the stretch aim of 10x developer productiveness improvements?

It might, and it did—but getting there has been no longer easy.

Writing for either managers and technologists, the authors candidly speak about either their successes and screw ups, offering actionable classes for different improvement corporations, in addition to techniques that experience confirmed themselves time and again in HP’s not easy atmosphere. They not just remove darkness from the aptitude advantages of agile in large-scale improvement, additionally they systematically express how those advantages can truly be achieved.

Coverage includes:
• Tightly linking agile tools and firm structure with enterprise objectives
• Focusing agile practices in your worst improvement discomfort issues to get the main bang on your buck
• forsaking vintage agile equipment that don’t paintings on the biggest scale
• making use of agile how to identify a brand new architecture
• utilizing metrics as a “conversation starter” round agile technique improvements
• Leveraging non-stop integration and caliber structures to minimize charges, speed up schedules, and automate the supply pipeline
• Taming the making plans beast with “light-touch” agile making plans and light-weight long-range forecasting
• enforcing powerful undertaking administration and making sure responsibility in huge agile projects
• coping with tradeoffs linked to key judgements approximately organizational structure
• Overcoming U.S./India cultural modifications which can complicate offshore development
• choosing instruments to help quantum leaps in productiveness on your organization
• utilizing swap administration disciplines to aid larger company agility

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