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By Dean Leffingwell

“We want greater techniques to knowing and handling software program standards, and Dean offers them during this ebook. He attracts rules from 3 very necessary highbrow swimming pools: classical administration practices, Agile tools, and lean product improvement. through combining the strengths of those 3 methods, he has produced whatever that works higher than anybody in isolation.” –From the Foreword via Don Reinertsen, President of Reinertsen & affiliates; writer of handling the layout manufacturing unit; and prime specialist on quick product improvement powerful specifications discovery and research is a severe most sensible perform for severe software improvement. formerly, despite the fact that, specifications and Agile equipment have not often coexisted peacefully. for plenty of agencies contemplating Agile techniques, the absence of powerful and scalable Agile necessities approaches has been a showstopper for Agile adoption. In Agile software program specifications, Dean Leffingwell exhibits precisely the best way to create potent requisites in Agile environments. half I offers the “big photo” of Agile specifications within the firm, and describes an total technique version for Agile standards on the venture group, software, and portfolio degrees half II describes an easy and light-weight, but complete version that Agile undertaking groups can use to regulate necessities half III indicates the best way to increase Agile standards for complicated structures that require the cooperation of a number of groups half IV publications agencies in constructing Agile necessities for ever-larger “systems of systems,” software suites, and product portfolios This e-book can assist you leverage the advantages of Agile with no sacrificing the worth of powerful requisites discovery and research. You’ll locate confirmed suggestions you could follow correct now–whether you’re a software program developer or tester, govt, project/program supervisor, architect, or workforce chief.

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Mr. Leffingwell formerly served as chief methodologist to Rally Software. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Rational Software, now IBM’s Rational Division, where his responsibilities included the Rational Unified Process and promulgation of the UML. Mr. Leffingwell has been a student, coach, and author of contemporary software engineering and management practices throughout his career. He is the author of Scaling Software Agility: Best Practices for Large Enterprises (Addison-Wesley, 2007).

Based on their predominance, we’ll be using these two methods as base practices for much of what we discuss in our agile requirements practices in this book, so a brief description of these is in order. Extreme Programming (XP) Test Scenarios User Stories Requirements Architectural Spike Release Planning Uncertain Estimates New User Story Project Velocity Bugs Release Plan Latest Version Confident Estimates Iteration Acceptance Tests Customer Approval Small Releases Next Iteration Spike XP is a widely used agile software development method that is described in a number of books by Beck and others [Beck 2000; Beck and Andres 2005].

The sponsors, developers, and users should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely. Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design enhances agility. Simplicity—the art of maximizing the amount of work not done—is essential. The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams. At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly. Given the number of agile methods, a reasonable treatment of each is outside our scope.

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