Agile Done Right
Minimum price
Suggested price

Agile Done Right

Miraculous Outcomes Overnight

About the Book

Agile Done Right

Miraculous Outcomes Overnight

Agile Scrum Lean Kanban - all the buzz words used by today's business leaders and management gurus. In 2011, the agile manifesto turned 10 years old. Some of the agile methodologies Scrum and XP are even older than that. Many organisations today are implementing agile methodologies or claiming to be agile already. Many managers and senior managers expected agile transformation to create miraculous outcomes in shortest possible time. However, even after so many years, more than 100 books published on the topic and numerous coaching, training and certifications offered by various organisations, Agile is still one of the most misunderstood term.

How many people really know meaning of being Agile?

Agile Done Right is a book for you:

  • You are starting with your agile journey? 
  • You are joining, managing, starting an Agile project
  • You are being asked by your organisation to learn about Agile, sometimes forced by the boss
  • Your organisation is in the middle of agile transformation and you want to get early movers advantage?
  • You are leading such agile transformation. How do you know your organisation is agile? How do you measure success of agile? How do you know you are on the right track?
  • You are just curious about what it means to be agile?

Agile Done Right explains in detail, being Agile in today's fast paced market. The core Lean principles and philosophy that every organisation should follow. What are the milestones that you should look for and obvious pitfalls on the way. This book provides direct, practical and often humorous advice on how to make your organisation Agile in The Right Way.

Remember Agile journey is very simple, however, extremely difficult to master!

About the Authors

Sam Adams
Sam Adams

Sam Adams is a management consultant and an agile coach as well as mentor. In the last ten years, he has worked with many of the large, fortune 500, both public and as well as private organizations. Coaching organizations on how to remain nimble in today’s extremely competitive market place.

Before becoming full time management consultant, Sam has seen first-hand, challenges faced in managing large projects. To figure out problems faced by the organization led him to study in detail about lean philosophy, systems thinking and organisation structures and bottlenecks. Armed with new found wisdom Sam is now a full time management consultant, specializing in organization design and structure and as agile transformation coach and mentor to organizations who are struggling with their agile implementation.

In the last ten years Sam has consulted dozens of private, public sector companies, and IT departments including CTO’s, group heads and directors.

Sam has mentored and coached many professionals on agile and what it means to be agile, who saw their agility increased by a factor of ten, in a short time.

Vaibhav Soparkar
Vaibhav Soparkar

Vaibhav is a passionate scrum practitioner. Vaibhav likes to work closely with teams to deliver concrete improvements, using lean and agile principles.

Vaibhav also likes to mentor and coach teams on agile principles and how to be agile for competitive advantage. 

Table of Contents

    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Fundamental Mistakes in Agile Implementation
    • 3. Is Agile really for your organisation?
  • Agile Done Right: Get The Basics Right
    • 4. Origins of Lean
    • 5. Essence of Lean Leadership
    • 6. Role of Senior Management
  • Agile Done Right: The Real Transformation
    • 7. Fallacy of Change
    • 8. Critical Role of Product Owner
    • 9. Follow Long Term Product Development Goal
    • 10. Start Small and Do It Right
    • 11. Empower teams: Self Organising Teams
  • Agile Done Right: Measure Success
    • 12. How To Measure Success Of Agile Implementation
    • 13. Miraculous Outcomes Overnight
    • 14. Agile Done Right: The End

The Leanpub 60-day 100% Happiness Guarantee

Within 60 days of purchase you can get a 100% refund on any Leanpub purchase, in two clicks.

See full terms

80% Royalties. Earn $16 on a $20 book.

We pay 80% royalties. That's not a typo: you earn $16 on a $20 sale. If we sell 5000 non-refunded copies of your book or course for $20, you'll earn $80,000.

(Yes, some authors have already earned much more than that on Leanpub.)

In fact, authors have earnedover $12 millionwriting, publishing and selling on Leanpub.

Learn more about writing on Leanpub

Free Updates. DRM Free.

If you buy a Leanpub book, you get free updates for as long as the author updates the book! Many authors use Leanpub to publish their books in-progress, while they are writing them. All readers get free updates, regardless of when they bought the book or how much they paid (including free).

Most Leanpub books are available in PDF (for computers) and EPUB (for phones, tablets and Kindle). The formats that a book includes are shown at the top right corner of this page.

Finally, Leanpub books don't have any DRM copy-protection nonsense, so you can easily read them on any supported device.

Learn more about Leanpub's ebook formats and where to read them

Write and Publish on Leanpub

You can use Leanpub to easily write, publish and sell in-progress and completed ebooks and online courses!

Leanpub is a powerful platform for serious authors, combining a simple, elegant writing and publishing workflow with a store focused on selling in-progress ebooks.

Leanpub is a magical typewriter for authors: just write in plain text, and to publish your ebook, just click a button. (Or, if you are producing your ebook your own way, you can even upload your own PDF and/or EPUB files and then publish with one click!) It really is that easy.

Learn more about writing on Leanpub