Crystal Clear



Crystal Clear The Best Thinking In The Agile Development Community Brought To Street Level In The Form Of Implementable Strategy And Tactics Essential Reading For Anyone Who Shares The Passion For Creating Quality Software Eric Olafson, CEO TomaxCrystal Clear Is Beyond Agile This Book Leads You From Software Process Hell To Successful Software Development By Practical Examples And Useful Samples Basaki Satoshi, SchlumbergerA Very Powerful Message, Delivered In A Variety Of Ways To Touch The Motivation And Understanding Of Many Points Of View Laurie Williams, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State UniversityA Broad, Rich Understanding Of Small Team Software Development Based On Observations Of What Actually Works John RuskA Superb Synthesis Of Underlying Principles And A Clear Description Of Strategies And Techniques Gery Derbier, Project Manager, SolisticAlistair Cockburn Shows How Small Teams Can Be Highly Effective At Developing Fit For Purpose Software By Following A Few Basic Software Development Practices And By Creating Proper Team Dynamics Teams That Follow Overly Bureaucratic And Prescriptive Development Processes Todd Little, Sr Development Manager, Landmark GraphicsI Find Cockburn S Writings On Agile Methods Enlightening He Describes How To Do, Of Course, But Also How To Tell Whether You Re Doing It Right, To Reach Into The Feeling Of The Project This Particular Book S Value Is That Actual Project Experiences Leading To And Confirming The Principles And Practices Are Sowellclearly Presented Scott Duncan, ASQ Software Division Standards Chair And Representative To The US SC7 TAG And IEEE S2ESC Executive Committee And Management Board And Chair Of IEEE Working Group 1648 On Agile Methods Crystal Clear Identifies Principles That Work Not Only For Software Development, But Also For Any Results Centric Activities Dr Cockburn Follows These Principles With Concrete, Practical Examples Of How To Apply The Principles To Real Situations And Roles And To Resolve Real Issues Involved With Or Have Observed Over The Past 19 Or So Years Have Had Many Of The Same Characteristics As Described In Crystal Clear Even The Big Projects And Many Of The Failed Projects Failed Because They Missed Something Such As Expert End User Involvement Or Accessibility Throughout The Project The Final Story Was A Great Read Here Was A Project That In My Opinion Was An Overwhelming Success High Productivity, High Quality, Delivery, Happy Customer, And The Fact That The Team Would Do It Again The Differing Styles In Each Chapter Kept It Interesting I Started Reading It And Couldn T Put It Down, And By The End, I Just Had To Say Wow Ron Holliday, Director, Fidelity Management ResearchCarefully Researched Over Ten Years And Eagerly Anticipated By The Agile Community, Crystal Clear A Human Powered Methodology For Small Teams Is A Lucid And Practical Introduction To Running A Successful Agile Project In Your Organization Each Chapter Illuminates A Different Important Aspect Of Orchestrating Agile Projects Of Successful Projects Case Studies, Examples, Principles, Strategies, Techniques, And Guiding Properties Samples Of Work Products From Real World Projects Instead Of Blank Templates And Toy Problems Top Strategies Used By Software Teams That Excel In Delivering Quality Code In A Timely Fashion Detailed Introduction To Emerging Best Practice Techniques, Such As Blitz Planning, Project 360, And The Essential Reflection Workshop Question And Answer With The Author About How He Arrived At These Recommendations, Including Where They Fit With CMMI, ISO, RUP, XP, And Other Methodologies A Detailed Case Study, Including An ISO Auditor S Analysis Of The Project Perhaps The Most Important Contribution This Book Offers Is The Seven Properties Of Successful Projects The Author Has Studied Successful Agile Projects And Identified Common Traits They Share These Properties Lead Your Project To Success Conversely, Their Absence Endangers Your Project C Copyright Pearson Education All Rights Reserved.

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  • Paperback
  • 336 pages
  • Crystal Clear
  • Alistair Cockburn
  • English
  • 25 September 2018
  • 0201699478 Edition Language English Series

10 thoughts on “Crystal Clear

  1. Johnny says:

    Some aspects of this book were totally awesome I love the basic methodology, the focus on communications, personal safety, reflection workshops, importance of keeping methods lightweight, etc Unfortunately, the book suffers from a bit too much of trying to be something for everybody Huge swaths of material were skimmable at best for me For instance, examples of requirements documents and design diagrams I ve seen thousands of such examples and seeing new ones in this context provides nothin Some aspects of this book were totally awesome I love the basic methodology, the focus on communications, personal safety, reflection workshops, importance of keeping methods lightweight, etc Unfortunately, the book suffers from a bit too much of trying to be something for everybody Huge swaths of material were skimmable at best for me For instance, examples of requirements documents and design diagrams I ve seen thousands of such examples and seeing new ones in this context provides nothing for me Another ...

  2. Sami Poimala says:

    This is a book about the idea, that there should not be a methodology for a company but a methodology for a project Depending on the project size and criticality, you should tailor the process that suits exactly that project Of course, this isn t true on small projects but any project involvingthan 10 developers and takingthan say 6 months to build, deserves a fit for the purpose methodology.This book will give you ideas for that Actually Clear in the name means that the pr This is a book about the idea, that there should not be a methodology for a company but a methodology for a project Depending on the project size and criticality, you should tailor the process that suits exactly that project Of course, this isn t true on small projects but any project involvingthan 10 developers and takingthan say 6 month...

  3. Todd Webb says:

    Based on evidence gathered from successful small software development teams, Alistair s Crystal Clear describes an Agile methodology framework with great tolerance for a broad set of practices Highly recommende...

  4. Mark Wheeler says:

    Recommended to me by a former manager and I m glad I read it Common sense approach to running individual development teams that doesn t lean on any methodology apart from how people work I found myself constantly saying...

  5. André Gomes says:

    Lot s of good ideas, simple and fast to read, goes directly to the point.7 Properties 1 Frequenty Delivery2 Reflective Improvement3 Osmotic Communication4 Personal Safety5 Focus6 Easy Access to Expert Users7 Technical environment with automated tests, configuration manag...

  6. Tony says:

    decent methodology, but it always comes down to theory vs practice, doesn t it

  7. Russ says:

    My first Agile book, this was a good introduction to the Agile concepts It drags a little as technical books do but the illustrations of the value of Agile are clear and understandable.

  8. James Christensen says:

    Sadly I think it is a bit outdated Agile methods are so new relatively that a book a few years old can be dated already.

  9. Otis Chandler says:

    If selly says so

  10. Coby Randquist says:

    Read Chapter 9 if nothing else.

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