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By Denise Canty

This ebook outlines the agile undertaking administration technique. It offers basic agility recommendations and doesn't follow to anybody specific procedure; but the concentration of the ebook aligns with the venture administration Institute’s (PMI) Agile qualified Practitioner (ACP). The publication makes a speciality of the venture administration component to agility, focusing on criteria, certifications, and simple agile. This e-book will help the qualified undertaking supervisor with the transition to agile undertaking administration and may not directly arrange readers with the elemental wisdom had to go the PMI-ACP examination.

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Agile methods support the project team’s need to have a life outside of work. This means that the expectation for the team is to maintain a sustainable pace based on a typical 40-hour workweek. Long workdays are not looked upon favorably on agile projects. By working at a sustainable pace, the team can be more productive, which results in less project tension. The sustainable pace is a win–­win situation for everyone involved in the project. This in turn is beneficial at the Agile Concepts • 15 corporate level in that companies do not want overworked teams who are stressed out, burnt out, and unhappy.

The strengths of XP include but are not limited to the following: • Very responsive to changes • High priority features are developed first • Pair programming enhances creativity Possible weaknesses of XP include: • Large amounts of overhead may be required. • The order of feature importance can be subjective. • XP should not be used on a project with a very large staff. XP was developed to address the issues associated with project risk. XP practices were established to mitigate risk and increase the probability of success.

As a matter of fact, the DOI was created in 2003, two years after the Agile Manifesto. There are six principles associated with the DOI. * It is important to mention that the difference between the DOI and the Agile Manifesto is that the DOI is for the project management side of an agile project and the latter guides the entire agile project. Following is a discussion of the six principles associated with the DOI. * Griffiths, M. (2012). Agile Concepts • 17 1. We increase return on investment by making the continuous flow of value our focus.

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