Download Adaptive Leadership: Accelerating Enterprise Agility by Jim Highsmith PDF

, , Comments Off on Download Adaptive Leadership: Accelerating Enterprise Agility by Jim Highsmith PDF

By Jim Highsmith

The agile software program stream has now been round for an entire decade. As coauthor of the unique Agile Manifesto, Jim Highsmith has been at its middle because the starting. he is spent the previous decade aiding hundreds of thousands of agencies transition to agile / lean. by way of agile, he is noticeable it all–in a number of industries, around the world. Now, in Adaptive management, he has compiled, up to date, and prolonged his most sensible writings approximately agile and lean tools for a administration viewers. Highsmith does not simply display what is operating and what is not; he bargains a robust new imaginative and prescient for extending agility around the firm.

Show description

Read Online or Download Adaptive Leadership: Accelerating Enterprise Agility PDF

Similar software development books

Error Control Coding: Fundamentals and Applications (Prentice-Hall Computer Applications in Electrical Engineerin)

Utilizing not less than arithmetic, this quantity covers the basics of coding and the functions of codes to the layout of genuine errors keep an eye on structures.

Creating a Data-Driven Organization

What do you want to turn into a data-driven association? excess of having enormous facts or a crack group of unicorn facts scientists, it calls for setting up a good, deeply-ingrained information tradition. This sensible publication exhibits you ways actual data-drivenness comprises procedures that require actual buy-in throughout your organization, from analysts and administration to the C-Suite and the board.

Haskell 98 language and libraries The revised report

Haskell is the world's major lazy practical programming language and is wide-spread in educating, examine, and purposes. The language keeps to increase swiftly, yet in 1998 the programming neighborhood made up our minds to seize a reliable photo of the language by way of introducing Haskell ninety eight. This ebook constitutes the agreed definition of Haskell ninety eight, the language itself in addition to its assisting libraries, and may be a typical reference paintings for somebody excited by study, instructing, or purposes.

The People CMM: A Framework for Human Capital Management (2nd Edition)

Corporations at the moment are competing in markets, one for his or her services and one for the expertise required to supply or practice them. luck within the former depends on good fortune within the latter. the power to compete is without delay concerning the power to draw, improve, encourage, set up, and maintain the gifted humans had to accomplish strategic enterprise pursuits.

Extra resources for Adaptive Leadership: Accelerating Enterprise Agility

Example text

Therefore, from a business value perspective, companies need to assess the strategic impact of the progression. While continuous delivery can reduce cost and risk (through more automation), the most significant benefits arise from frequent release of new software functionality. ” In large organizations, IT applications support a variety of business areas. For some applications, the benefits of continuous delivery may be enhanced revenues; for others, the benefits may take the form of cost and risk reduction.

The answer may not be as important as the question. The trick seems to be to move back and forth between innovators and imitators—advancing and then consolidating—without falling into the idiot trap as did the financial industry. Focusing on agile values and principles, continuing to innovate, balancing between idealism and practicality, and taking opportunities to unify rather than splinter should help keep the idiots at bay. ITERATIVE DELIVERY, WATERFALL G OVERNANCE As agile methods become widespread in organizations, the debate over serial, waterfall life cycles versus iterative life cycles is moving from an engineering-level conversation to an executive-level discussion.

People want to work for companies that care about more than just making money. Money is a satisfier, not a motivator—at least for a growing number of us. Ben and Jerry’s, for example, has a three-part mission statement1: Social: To operate the Company in a way that actively recognizes the central role that business plays in society … Product: To make, distribute and sell the finest quality … and promoting business practices that respect the Earth and the Environment. Economics: To operate the Company on a sustainable financial basis of … As part of the company’s social mission, Ben & Jerry’s website voices support of the Occupy Movement.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.95 of 5 – based on 8 votes