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Managing Agile Projects by Sanjiv Augustine

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What Is the Agile Manager's Role?

The agile manager's role is to lead the delivery of business value on agile projects by establishing APM principles and practices, and by personally embodying APM values (covered later in this chapter).

Table 2-1 shows the different responsibilities required to fulfill this role as they relate to the APM principles and practices.

Table 2-1. The Agile Manager's Role and Responsibilities
AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
APM PracticeLeadershipManagement
Guiding Principle 1: Foster Alignment and Cooperation
Organic Teams
  • Promote software craftsmanship

  • Foster team collaboration

  • Form a guiding coalition

  • Cultivate informal

  • communities of practice

  • Identify the project community

  • Design a holographic formal structure

  • Get self-disciplined ...

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