The Agile Guide to Business Analysis and Planning: From Strategic Plan to Continuous Value Delivery

Podeswa, Howard

  • 出版商: Addison Wesley
  • 出版日期: 2021-03-25
  • 售價: $1,980
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,881
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 800
  • 裝訂: Quality Paper - also called trade paper
  • ISBN: 0134191129
  • ISBN-13: 9780134191126
  • 相關分類: Agile Software 敏捷軟體開發

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Complete Agile Roadmap for Analyzing Customer Needs and Planning Product Development
"With his vast experience in the field, Howard Podeswa demonstrates how business analysis and agile practitioners can apply fundamental business analysis practices and techniques across the most widely used agile frameworks."
--Alain Arseneault, business analysis enthusiast, thought leader, and creative insurgent
The Agile Guide to Business Analysis and Planning presents clear, actionable guidance for every product owner, product manager, analyst, requirements engineer and project manager seeking to improve agile analysis and planning. Renowned author and consultant Howard Podeswa teaches best-practices drawn from agile and agile-adjacent frameworks, including Lean Thinking, Lean Startup, Circumstance-Based Market Segmentation, theories of disruptive-innovation, DevOps, ATDD, Kanban, Scrum, XP and SAFe. He offers a comprehensive agile roadmap for analyzing customer needs and planning product development, including discussion of legacy business analysis tools that still offer immense value.

Using a running case study, Podeswa walks through the full product lifecycle, from visioning through release. You learn how to engage more productively with the business, using tools such as Kano Analysis, Circumstance-Market Segmentation, MVPs, Story Maps, Product Roadmaps, Customer Journey Mapping, Value Stream Mapping, and Business Process Modeling (BPM). Podeswa presents each technique in context: what you need to know and when to apply each tool. Read this book to

  • Master principles, frameworks, concepts, and practices of agile analysis and planning
  • Explore planning and analysis in short-term, long-term, and scaled agile initiatives
  • Use early analysis activities to envision new products or significant enhancements
  • Prepare, plan, and estimate individual features
  • Master unique techniques needed by large agile organizations
  • Implement 13 practices for optimizing enterprise agility
Supported by 175+ tools, techniques, examples, diagrams, templates, checklists, and other job aids, this book is a complete toolkit for every practitioner. Whatever your role, you'll find indispensable guidance on planning and analysis responsibilities so you can help your organization respond more nimbly to its fast-changing environment.

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Howard Podeswa is Director for Noble Inc. and is an established author, professional artist, and sought-after speaker at international conferences. Podeswa's career in software development began with an academic background in nuclear physics, which led to him work on a nuclear-accident simulation program for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. From the 1990s on, he has been helping large organizations transition their planning, analysis, and requirements engineering (RE) processes to agile practices across a broad range of sectors, including telecommunications, banking, government services, insurance, and healthcare. He plays a leading role in the industry as a designer of agile and business analysis (BA) training programs for companies and higher education institutions, including Boston University Corporate Education Center and Humber College; as a reviewer of the BA profession's standard books of best practices ( BABOK (IIBA) and Business Analysis for Practitioners--A Practice Guide (PMI)); and as an author whose books have become staples in many BA libraries: The Business Analyst's Handbook and UML for the IT Business Analyst.