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Agile Project Management For Dummies by Mark C. Layton

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Chapter 16

Building a Foundation

In This Chapter

arrow Obtaining organizational and individual commitment

arrow Recruiting appropriately

arrow Establishing the appropriate environment

arrow Investing in training

arrow Securing initial and ongoing support

To successfully move from traditional project management processes to agile processes, you need to start with a good foundation. You need commitment, both from your organization and from people as individuals, and you need to find a good project team for your first agile project. You must create an environment conducive to good agile practices. You want to find the right training for your project team, and you need to be able to support your organization’s agile approach so that it can grow beyond your first project.

In this chapter, I show you how to build a strong agile foundation within your organization.

Commitment of the Organization and of Individuals

Commitment to agile project management means making an active, conscious effort to work with new methods ...

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