It's been a busy month for reading. I've been on the road, so I try and focus on reading rather than on working while on the plane. Here are three books underway that are related for the programs we work
This book contains processes for improving the performance of Scrum teams when they are distributed.
Two of my clients are in this situation. Mainly because the cost of living near the office is prohibitive and travel distances are the worst in Metro DC.
The book shows how to develop User Stories using a distributed team, engaging in effective release planning, managing cultural and language differences, resolving dependencies, and using remote software processes.
It seems many of the idea debates we get into are based on logical fallacies.
Here's a nice book on how this happens and how to address the issues when it comes up.
I've saved the best for last.
This is a MUST READ book for anyone working with agile or thinking about it.
With the Logically Fallacious book in hand, Agile! can be read in parallel.
There is so much crap out there around Agile, this book is mandatory reading.
From the nonsense of #Noestimates to simply bad advice, Bertrand calls it out. Along with all the good things of agile