• Scrum: How to Use the Agile Framework Called Scrum to Produce Faster While Increasing Quality

  • By: James Edge
  • Narrated by: Sam Slydell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 11-15-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: James Edge
  • 5 out of 5 stars (26 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

If you want to learn about scrum then keep reading...

Are you having trouble getting products to market? 

Do you struggle with meeting the actual needs of your customers despite spending elaborate amounts of time planning out how you will meet the needs they outlined to you? 

Do not fear; you are not alone. But you also do not need to get comfortable here. Your company can also be one of the innovators. You can shake up the industry by offering creative solutions to users and clients alike. You can create a self-managed, self-motivated, fun work environment. And of course, you can bump up your ROI.

How are all these things possible? Scrum, of course!

Techniques, tips, and tools you will find in Scrum: How to Use the Agile Framework Called Scrum to Produce Faster While Increasing Quality include:
 

  • A succinct review of Agile project management to set the foundation of your scrum knowledge.
  • The history and values of scrum methodology.
  • A description of each scrum team member role and how to choose the best people for the job.
  • The extensive reasoning for why you should choose scrum as your go-to method for completing projects.
  • Examples of scrum artifacts accompanied with clear definitions of what they are and how they are used.
  • The sprint process boiled down into an understandable cycle that can fit almost any project of any size.
  • Comparison of the traditional method of project management, Waterfall, estimation and “story Points” used in scrum projects.
  • A comprehensive discussion on the daily scrum, including tips on the best use of the time in the stand-up.
  • Two case studies presented along with the lessons learned from the practical application of scrum in different industries.
  • Additional tips and tricks on how to become the best scrum company around.
  • And much, much more!

Get this audiobook now to learn more about Scrum!

©2018 James Edge (P)2018 James Edge

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Questionable reviews and mediocre content - Beware

The content is mediocre. It is as though a person paid a researcher to compile a compendium on the topic and then paid a narrator to read it without affect or intonation.

The performance was not checked for quality. the narrator snorts and snuffles quite audibly for five seconds at only 10 minutes in (8:23 in chapter 3 to be precise). A cursory QA/QC check and simple editing would have fixed this.

If you travel frequently and need to have someone read a series of whitepapers and wiki entries on Scrum, this is an OK stand-in for that use case.

Now... on to the reviews. 25 5-star ratings in 48 hours following the release and then none for two weeks. In isolation, there is nothing remarkable about these reviews, until you compare them with other works here on Audible...

Contrast this with a NYT AND Amazon bestseller "The Point of It All" by Charles Krauthammer, which was released Dec 04, 2018. At the time of this review, the Krauthammer book had 68 reviews dispersed over 20+ days. This book on Scrum has 25 reviews in 48 hours. I should have done my due diligence and research into this audiobook on Scrum, as the author's other Audible volumes appear to have a similar pattern of review distribution and timing. Sad.

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Awesome Audio Book

This is a great little book about Scrum basics and agile project management. If you aren't familiar, Scrum is basically a framework for completing complex projects. This books teaches you where what scrum and agile project management is all about and how to use it.

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A Brief Explanation

This book, Scrum basics, really delves into the details on HOW to activate planning successfully, but not something for me.

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According to my expectations

This book was easy to understand. This book has helped me grasp the concept of agile/scrum. I really liked the FAQ and final thoughts as it answered a lot of questions I had pertaining to the book.

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Good Basic Knowledge

It breaks everything down and gives key points for Agile Scrum managing. Read and take notes you could be very successful. I reviewed this book at a promotional discount for my honest and unbiased opinion.

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Nice Audiobook

Scrum basics discusses the history and principles of Agile project management in a simplified enough way for even those with no experience in the field to understand. It breaks down the differences in traditional offices compared to Agile ones and takes time to explain the terminology used in both the field as well as Scrum practice.

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Amazing

Project is all about efficient team management and working as a group and this book guides this in a good way. There is a lot to learn from this book to help you perform better in your work environment and work more efficiently. Its a good book and quite insightful.

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I loved It

The books go into the early years of development of programming being unsuccessful due to over emphasis on pre-planning and not working with customers to ensure their needs were being met throughout the development process.

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Good Quality Material


This book is basically about how to work with customers and their programming/software development needs in a streamlined process to achieve results.

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Pretty neat book

Pretty neat book -- if you run a business or supervisor employees it is worth check out. I received this audiobook at a discounted price in exchange for an honest, unbiased opinion.

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  • Ryan
  • 11-19-18

Happy with it

The book includes a history of the way software development began and how it evolved into the current form. This is followed by a nice explanation of how the scrum system works and how to use it. Lastly, the book has examples of how scrum has been used by well-known software developers in the past.

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  • Grace
  • 11-19-18

Super Helpful

This book is meant for professional software developers who work in groups. It is not for useful for a casual programmer. It's a way for the programmers to communicate and work with their clients in a more direct manner to assist both parties during the product development.

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  • Aaron
  • 11-19-18

Great Author

Scrum is one of the oldest formal methodologies around. It is used in all kinds of projects and lets everyone have a role in the team. This book is perfect for those looking for time management, putting a value into their product and making sure that the development of the project is fulfilled.

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  • Alice Sarah
  • 11-19-18

Hard To Put Down This Incredible Book


If you want to learn about scrum and how to implement it, I suggest this book. If you are wondering what scrum is you are not alone, I was wondering what it was too.

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  • Riley Ronnie
  • 11-19-18

A Proper Guide


High level overview and vocabulary for scrum development methodology. Good place to start and figure out where to go next.

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  • Evie
  • 11-19-18

Great Piece Of Work

Just what we were looking for at our office. Smart, concise, and compact. I just loved it

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  • Rubi L
  • 11-19-18

Comprehensive One


A very good introduction to Scrum and Agile development. It is short, concise and well written. It provides the history and the basic of Scrum and the main agile development methods. It is not a detailed or a how to book but lays out the basics well in an easy to understand format. .

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  • Carter F
  • 11-19-18

Excellent

It's an excellent book. It assists you in making the best of your employees and making sure they are in the right places to keep your team working at optimum strength.

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  • Sienna
  • 11-18-18

Agile Framework

This is a great book for anyone in management that wants to learn about Agile or Scrum.

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  • Darzi Jesse
  • 11-18-18

Good Author

The book also delves into other company’s methods and how agile methodology helped them. It also gives nice history tidbits. It’s well thought out and well written. The pacing is good a d you never get really bored reading it, ots simple and short which is perfect for busy people.