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"Traditional, deterministic ways to making plans and estimating easily do not reduce it at the slippery slopes of modern dynamic, change-driven tasks. Mike Cohn's step forward booklet provides us not just the philosophy, but in addition the tips and a confirmed set of instruments that we have to reach making plans, estimating, and scheduling tasks with a excessive uncertainty issue. whilst, the writer by no means loses sight of the necessity to convey enterprise worth to the client each one step of the way."

—Doug DeCarlo, writer of eXtreme undertaking administration: utilizing management, ideas and instruments to carry price within the Face of Volatility (Jossey-Bass, 2004)

"We know the way to construct predictive plans and deal with them. yet construction plans that basically estimate the long run after which embody switch, problem such a lot of our education and abilities. In Agile Estimating and Planning, Mike Cohn once more fills a gap within the Agile practices, this time through exhibiting us a plausible method of Agile estimating and making plans. Mike delves into the nooks and crannies of the topic and anticipates a number of the questions and nuances of this subject. scholars of Agile techniques will realize that this ebook is really approximately agility, bridging a number of the practices among Scrum and ExtremeProgramming."

—Ken Schwaber, Scrum evangelist, Agile Alliance cofounder, and signatory to the Agile Manifesto

"In Agile Estimating and Planning, Mike Cohn has, for the 1st time, introduced jointly so much every little thing that the Agile neighborhood has discovered concerning the topic. The publication is obvious, good prepared, and a delightful and priceless learn. It is going into the entire worthwhile aspect, and whilst retains the reader's burden low. we will be able to dig in as deeply as we have to, with out an excessive amount of element ahead of we'd like it. The booklet quite brings jointly every little thing now we have discovered approximately Agile estimation and making plans over the last decade. it is going to serve its readers well."

—Ron Jeffries, writer of Extreme Programming put in (Addison-Wesley, 2001) and Extreme Programming Adventures in C# (Microsoft Press, 2004)

"Agile Estimating and Planning offers a view of making plans that is balanced among conception and perform, and it really is supported through sufficient concrete reports to lend it credibility. I rather just like the quote 'planning is a quest for value.' It issues to a brand new, extra confident perspective towards making plans that is going past the 'necessary evil' view that I occasionally hold."

—Kent Beck, writer of Extreme Programming defined, moment Edition (Addison-Wesley, 2005)

"Up-front making plans continues to be the main severe a part of software program improvement. Agile software program improvement calls for Agile making plans recommendations. This ebook indicates you the way to hire Agile making plans in a succinct, useful, and easy-to-follow manner."

—Adam Rogers, final software program

"Mike does a very good follow-up to User tales utilized by carrying on with to supply Agile groups with the sensible methods and methods to extend agility. during this publication, Mike offers time-proven and well-tested equipment for being profitable with the a number of degrees of making plans and estimating required via Agile. This publication is the 1st to element the disciplines of Agile estimating and making plans, in ways in which rival my 1980 civil engineering texts on CPM making plans and Estimating."

—Ryan Martens, President and Founder, Rally software program improvement Corporation

"With perception and readability, Mike Cohn exhibits the way to successfully produce software program of excessive company worth. With Agile estimation and making plans, you concentration attempt the place it rather counts, and proceed to take action as situations change."

—Rick Mugridge, Rimu examine Ltd....

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