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Main Title Agile project management for government /
Author Wernham, Brian.
Publisher Maitland & Strong,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 815715951
ISBN 9780957223400; 0957223404
Subjects Public administration. ; Project management. ; Agile software development. ; Computer software--Development--Management. ; Leadership.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  HD69.P75W495 2012 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/30/2014
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xxxiv, 334 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-328) and index.
Contents Notes
Pt. 1: Stories of agile success in government -- Case study at the UK Ministry of Defense -- Case study at the US Department of Veterans Affairs -- Case study at the FBI -- Case study in Queensland, Australia -- Case study at the UK Met Office -- pt. 2: The 9 agile leadership behaviors -- The Agile Manifesto and its principles -- Agile leadership behavior one : satisfy the customer -- Agile leadership behavior two : harness change to your advantage -- Agile leadership behavior three : be incremental -- Agile leadership behavior four : get the business and technical people together -- Agile leadership behavior five--part A : create trust (through leadership) -- Agile leadership behavior five--part B : create trust (through process) -- Agile leadership behavior six : work face-to-face -- Agile leadership behavior seven : set targets and reward real progress -- Agile leadership behavior eight : give your team space -- Agile leadership behavior nine : pursue simplicity -- pt. 3: The 6 barriers to agile success -- Addiction to process -- Mega-project mania -- The lure of 'big design up front' -- Traditional procurement and contracts -- Can we legislate for agile? : The DOD experience -- Traditional audit approaches -- Final conclusions.