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Crystal Clear: A Human-Powered Methodology for Small Teams: A Human-Powered Methodology for Small Teams

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Introducing Crystal Clear, a new agile method proven to increase worker productivity while helping organizations deliver better software.

° More nuggets of wisdom from software engineering guru and best-selling author Alistair Cockburn

° Helps organizations eliminate the bureaucracy from software development by increasing emphasis on programmer input and job satisfaction

° Product launch at OOPSLA 2004 conference during October in Vancouver, BC

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  • Copyright 2005
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 336
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-201-69947-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-201-69947-0

This book introduces Crystal Clear, a better lightweight methodology forbuilding software. It describes the roles, teams, values, intentions, habits,activities, policies and work products of a small software development team forwhom time-to-market and development costs are critical considerations.Alistair Cockburn is one of the founders of the Agile software developmentmovement. He spells out proven best practices based on his extensiveexperience helping organizations build software quickly and with less cost. Theauthor understands that small teams cannot be burdened by "process-heavy"software methodologies. By advocating that developers stay close together andremain in steady, good-will communication with customers and users, thisbook teaches the reader how to develop software that not only does what it issupposed to do, but also gets completed on time and within budget.

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Crystal Clear Applied: The Seven Properties of Running an Agile Project

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Table of Contents

  • Preface.
  • 1. Explained (View from the Outside)
  • 2. Applied (The Seven Properties)
  • 3. In Practice (Strategies and Techniques)
  • 4. Explored (The Process)
  • 5. Examined (The Work Products)
  • 6. Misunderstood (Common Mistakes)
  • 7. Questioned (Frequently Asked)
  • 8. Tested (A Case Study)
  • 9. Distilled (The Short Version).
  • References.
  • Index.

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