Best Agile Books for Project Managers
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In this video I share my top picks for books on
These are my current favorite books on
All of these will help you learn how to better manage a project in an
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Don’t Spook the Herd by Dan Miller
A practitioner guide to
This book is available on Kindle and won’t take you long to read.
Agile Project Management for Dummies
There is no shame in reading a book like this, and it’s where I started when I was learning about
As you’d expect from a Dummies Guide, in this book there are plenty of explanatory boxes, all terminology is explained and it’s written in a very accessible way with an excellent index.
If you aren’t sure whether you should be going ahead with
Then you can better decide if
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Agile Readiness by Thomas Wise and Rueben Daniel
This is a book about getting your organization ready for a transition to
The book is a comprehensive guide from respected project management publisher Routledge (previously Gower).
It does lean towards the theoretical, academic guidance, so while you’ll be able to take away some suggestions for how to get your organization ready for a transition to
If you are looking for some other suggestions for project management books to read, you can check these out:
- Best PRINCE2® books
- Books by Elizabeth Harrin (that’s me!)
- Best books on project collaboration
- Best leadership books for project managers
- 8 must read books on stakeholder management
- 10 best books on change management
Pin for later reading:
I’m reading Scrum: the art of doing twice the work in half the time, by Jeff Sutherland, the guy who invented it. It’s really a great read.
My colleague read it and is now a convert. I expect the same could happen to any of us. 🙂
Be sure to read the Scrum Guide, by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, the originators of Scrum. Still only 19 pages, including the cover and TOC, and you can download the PDF for free!
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