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PUBLIC MARKS from tadanderson with tags development & scrum

2014

Agile Product Owner Secrets Book Review

I highly recommend this book to all those moving towards an agile approach, but especially those moving towards an agile method that includes the product owner role.

2013

Executable Specifications with Scrum: A Practical Guide to Agile Requirements Discovery Book Review

This book is exactly what the sub-title "A Practical Guide to Agile Requirements Discovery" says it is. The book is a very detailed breakdown of the steps that should be taken by Scrum teams that want to succeed.

Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners: Agile Tactics, Tools, & Tips Book Review

Books like this can give insight into what you are up against before you have to learn the lesson the hard way, by going through it yourself.

2012

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process Book Review

This book's title Essentials Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process, is a perfect description of what this book is. It covers every essential that you need to know about the scrum process, and the book is written to every role in the scrum process.

Disciplined Agile Delivery: A Practitioner's Guide to Agile Software Delivery in the Enterprise Book Review

All in all I found the book to be an excellent resource for the agilist looking to move beyond small develop teams. It is an absolute must read for enterprise architects and other senior management working in the IT shop.

The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice for Your First Year Book Review

This is one cool book. If you are starting to use Scrum, read it. If you are using Scrum, read it. If you are just wondering what Scrum is all about, read it.

Why is Scrum so widely adopted and so very dangerously deceptive

Just because it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, doesn’t mean it’s a duck

2011

Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio Book Review

I highly recommend it to anyone looking to learn Scrum and wants to use the TFS tool set to enable your team to accomplish your mission.

2007

Microsoft eScrum Installation and Configuration Sucks

After messing around with the configuration for an hour or two I can only say it can't be worth this aggravation. I gave up trying and have put it into the not usable category on my team.