If you work within the software industry then you most likely work in an Agile environment or some combination of it.
However, do you know what Agile means, where it came from, and how it’s employed? What about Scrum and Kanban? These are two words that you may have come across. Do you know how they relate to Agile?
Product managers work with their customers to understand their key pain points, prioritize them, and define the solutions to solve these pain points.
However, how do these solutions go from problem definition to tangible products that provide value for customers and users? This is done via Agile software development practices.
We wrote the Ultimate Guide to Product Management to shed light on what product management was and its evolving history, and also the Ultimate Guide to a Product Manager’s Job to clarify the key responsibilities of those who carry the title “product manager”.
We decided to write The Ultimate Guide to Agile to tie the loop and show how software development teams work with product managers to take a solution from idea to delivery.
While there are multiple online resources that speak about various Agile related topics, this detailed and comprehensive guide will save you the time of sifting through them and give you everything that you need to know.
Here are some of the main topics that this guide will cover:
What is Agile
Waterfall software development and how it works
Scrum software development and how it works
Kanban and how it works
Pros and cons of Waterfall, Scrum, and Kanban
Let’s get started.