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Book details
  • Genre:TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • SubGenre:Project Management
  • Language:English
  • Pages:100
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781483566221

Agile Software Development

Incremental-Based Work Benefits Developers and Customers

by Anthony Baah

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Overview
Are we building what people really need in software development?” “Agile software development methods help to reduce the risk of project failure and assure that the delivered system does as intended. Anthony Baah provides the approaches in this book.”
Description
The most widely adopted Agile methods in software development have been shown to: improve time to mission value; reduce project risk; reduce cost; improve visibility and better adapt to changing needs. For many organizations that are considering Agile approaches, the need to understanding the absence of detailed requirements as in the waterfall methodology and the presence of user stories and acceptance criteria development is overemphasized. In Agile Software Development, Anthony Baah shows clear evidence of the benefits for using the agile software development concept and the Quality Assurance involvement in the transformation. • PART I: Overview: Transitioning into Agile Transformation  Chapter 1 Practical Experience Gained in Agile Software ……  Chapter 2 Agile Software Development Approach Transformation  Chapter 3 Choosing Between Agile Methodologies  Chapter 4 Agile Tips  Chapter 5 Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Process • PART II: Agile Methodology: QA Team Involvement • Chapter 6 QA team’s involvement in the agile transformation • Chapter 7 Case Study: Application Testing • Chapter 8 Reasons for Many Production Defects • Chapter 9 Case Study 2: The Acceptance Criteria Issues Initiative • Chapter 10 Accomplishment This book will help you clearly understand the benefits obtained from implementing Agile. You will find proven solutions you can apply to manage changing priorities, improved project visibility, improved team morale, incremental delivery, faster time to market, better team and business collaboration, software quality enhancement, development process simplification, risk and cost reduction, software maintainability and extensibility enhancement. Whether you’re a developer, tester, QA analyst, scrum master, IT project or program manager, executive, product owner, IT/Business instructor or student, you will find this book very useful.
About the author
Anthony Baah, a 16-plus year software engineering Principal Consultant, has spent most of his career helping end user services division, brought professional expertise to support software teams for providing outstanding services to the end user community by providing expert knowledge, professionalism, and a commitment to excellence for change. As a renowned methodologist and principal information systems engineer, he brought technical expertise for development processes for the user stories earned value management. He supported certification life cycle and agile (scrum) processes; compliance data management and review, provided technical expertise in the use of an enterprise service bus (ESB) as a software architecture model for designing and implementing communication between mutually interacting one application with other software applications in a service-oriented architecture (SOA). As QA Analyst, he has provided technical and quality assurance assessment of configuration and change records for software and infrastructure and agile practices employed by software development teams. He speaks fluently English, Russian, French and currently learning Spanish and Portuguese.
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