Agile Book Recommendations

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The following books are the main books that I recommend as starting points for learning about the various aspects of Agile. While their is a fair amount of overlap each of them covers a specific topic. The one on leading self-directed teams is not strictly an "Agile" book, but it is one of the few books talking about self-managed/self-organized/self-directed teams that I have found. The Toyota way is also not an "Agile" book but does a great job of explaining the concepts of Lean which I believe are the foundation for Agile.

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3 Responses to “Agile Book Recommendations”

  1. Kelly Waters says:

    Thanks for sharing Damon, but wow that’s a lot of books just to get started! :)


  2. Hi , Great list but I think there are more books that could be among them
    – Practices of an Agile Developer
    – Clean Code – A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
    – Becoming Agile in an Imperfect World


  3. Damon Poole says:

    That is a lot of books! I’ve updated my post to make it clearer what I meant. :) I really meant for the various aspects. They cover Unit Testing, Product Ownership, Kanban, etc.

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