Agile for Project Managers



New book on Agile Project Management by Denise Canty announced by CRC Press

24 February 2015 – Florida, USA – CRC Press has announced the publication of a new book titled Agile Project Management by Denise Canty. Published by Auerbach Pubications, this new book focuses on the project management component of agility, provides guidance on how to transition from traditional project management to Agile project management, provides the understanding required to decide which projects will benefit from Agile, and prepares readers with the basic knowledge needed to pass the PMI-ACP® exam. For more about this book, click here.

150224-pmwj32-canty-BOOKAccording to the CRC release: The role of the project manager with agile differs significantly from traditional project management in that there is minimal up-front planning. Agile for Project Managers will help project managers from any industry transition to agile project management.

The book examines the project management component of agility, concentrating on industry standards, certifications, and being agile. It also compares agile methods to traditional project management methods throughout to provide readers with a clear understanding of the differences between the two.

The book’s focus is in alignment with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) credential—making it an ideal resource for anyone preparing for the PMI-ACP® exam. Coverage includes: Agile as a project management methodology; Agile teams; Agile tools and techniques; Flavors of agile; Agile principles; and Agile certifications.

The book provides readers with the understanding required to decide which projects will benefit from agile. It also includes information that can help readers to assess their organizations’ readiness for agile methods.

Denise Canty is a Project Management Professional (PMP), a PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), a Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE), and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM). She holds three degrees from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC): Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2013; Master of Science in IT Project Management (MS), 2012; and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS), 1998. Canty has over 20 years of experience in information technology. She has resided in the Washington, DC metropolitan area since 1986.

For more about this book, click here.

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Source: CRC Press