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By Mike Cohn

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"Traditional, deterministic methods to making plans and estimating easily do not lower it at the slippery slopes of present day dynamic, change-driven initiatives. Mike Cohn's leap forward booklet offers us not just the philosophy, but in addition the tips and a confirmed set of instruments that we have to achieve making plans, estimating, and scheduling initiatives with a excessive uncertainty issue. while, the writer by no means loses sight of the necessity to carry company worth to the client every one step of the way."

—Doug DeCarlo, writer of eXtreme undertaking administration: utilizing management, rules and instruments to carry worth within the Face of Volatility (Jossey-Bass, 2004)

"We know the way to construct predictive plans and deal with them. yet construction plans that purely estimate the long run after which include switch, problem so much of our education and talents. In Agile Estimating and Planning, Mike Cohn once more fills a gap within the Agile practices, this time by means of exhibiting us a possible method of Agile estimating and making plans. Mike delves into the nooks and crannies of the topic and anticipates a number of the questions and nuances of this subject. scholars of Agile approaches will realize that this e-book is actually approximately agility, bridging some of the practices among Scrum and ExtremeProgramming."

—Ken Schwaber, Scrum evangelist, Agile Alliance cofounder, and signatory to the Agile Manifesto

"In Agile Estimating and Planning, Mike Cohn has, for the 1st time, introduced jointly such a lot every little thing that the Agile neighborhood has realized concerning the topic. The booklet is apparent, good geared up, and a delightful and invaluable learn. It is going into all of the important element, and even as retains the reader's burden low. we will dig in as deeply as we have to, with no an excessive amount of aspect prior to we want it. The booklet particularly brings jointly every little thing we have now realized approximately Agile estimation and making plans over the last decade. it is going to serve its readers well."

—Ron Jeffries, writer of Extreme Programming put in (Addison-Wesley, 2001) and Extreme Programming Adventures in C# (Microsoft Press, 2004)

"Agile Estimating and Planning presents a view of making plans that is balanced among thought and perform, and it truly is supported through adequate concrete stories to lend it credibility. I rather just like the quote 'planning is a quest for value.' It issues to a brand new, extra confident perspective towards making plans that is going past the 'necessary evil' view that I occasionally hold."

—Kent Beck, writer of Extreme Programming defined, moment Edition (Addison-Wesley, 2005)

"Up-front making plans remains to be the main severe a part of software program improvement. Agile software program improvement calls for Agile making plans innovations. This publication exhibits you the way to hire Agile making plans in a succinct, sensible, and easy-to-follow manner."

—Adam Rogers, final software program

"Mike does an outstanding follow-up to User tales utilized by carrying on with to supply Agile groups with the sensible ways and methods to extend agility. during this booklet, Mike offers time-proven and well-tested equipment for being winning with the a number of degrees of making plans and estimating required by way of Agile. This booklet is the 1st to element the disciplines of Agile estimating and making plans, in ways in which rival my 1980 civil engineering texts on CPM making plans and Estimating."

—Ryan Martens, President and Founder, Rally software program improvement Corporation

"With perception and readability, Mike Cohn exhibits how one can successfully produce software program of excessive enterprise price. With Agile estimation and making plans, you concentration attempt the place it quite counts, and proceed to take action as conditions change."

—Rick Mugridge, Rimu study Ltd....

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