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"Traditional, deterministic methods to making plans and estimating easily do not minimize it at the slippery slopes of latest dynamic, change-driven tasks. Mike Cohn's step forward ebook supplies us not just the philosophy, but additionally the ideas and a confirmed set of instruments that we have to achieve making plans, estimating, and scheduling initiatives with a excessive uncertainty issue. while, the writer by no means loses sight of the necessity to convey enterprise price to the buyer each one step of the way."

—Doug DeCarlo, writer of eXtreme venture administration: utilizing management, rules and instruments to convey worth within the Face of Volatility (Jossey-Bass, 2004)

"We understand how to construct predictive plans and deal with them. yet development plans that basically estimate the long run after which include switch, problem so much of our education and abilities. In Agile Estimating and Planning, Mike Cohn once more fills a gap within the Agile practices, this time via displaying us a plausible method of Agile estimating and making plans. Mike delves into the nooks and crannies of the topic and anticipates a few of the questions and nuances of this subject. scholars of Agile strategies will realize that this publication is really approximately agility, bridging the various 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 thing that the Agile group has discovered in regards to the topic. The booklet is obvious, good equipped, and a delightful and helpful learn. It is going into the entire beneficial element, and even as 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 want it. The booklet rather brings jointly every thing now we have discovered approximately Agile estimation and making plans during 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 thought and perform, and it truly is supported via sufficient concrete stories to lend it credibility. I really just like the quote 'planning is a quest for value.' It issues to a brand new, extra confident angle 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 remains to be the main severe a part of software program improvement. Agile software program improvement calls for Agile making plans thoughts. This booklet exhibits you ways to hire Agile making plans in a succinct, useful, and easy-to-follow manner."

—Adam Rogers, final software program

"Mike does an exceptional follow-up to User tales utilized by carrying on with to supply Agile groups with the sensible ways and methods to extend agility. during this publication, Mike presents time-proven and well-tested tools for being profitable with the a number of degrees of making plans and estimating required by means of Agile. This e-book 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 indicates the right 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 conditions change."

—Rick Mugridge, Rimu study Ltd....

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