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Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners: Agile Tactics, Tools, & Tips (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn))
Ilan Goldstein

Addison-Wesley Professional, 2013

Practical, Step-by-Step Scrum Techniques for Improving Processes, Actions, and Outcomes   The widespread adoption and success of Scrum can be attributed in large part to its perceived intuitiveness and simplicity. But when new Scrum practitioners attempt to apply Scrum theory and high-level approaches in actual projects, they often find it surprisingly difficult. In Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners, Scrum expert Ilan Goldstein ...


The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice for Your First Year (Agile Software Development Series)
Mitch Lacey

Addison-Wesley Professional, 2012

Thousands of IT professionals are being asked to make Scrum succeed in their organizations–including many who weren’t involved in the decision to adopt it. If you’re one of them, The Scrum Field Guide will give you skills and confidence to adopt Scrum more rapidly, more successfully, and with far less pain and fear. Long-time Scrum practitioner Mitch Lacey identifies major challenges associated with early-stage Scrum adoption, as ...


Icon: A Retrospective by the Grand Master of Fantastic Art

Underwood Books, 2003

The incredible paintings of Frank Frazetta have brought him worldwide fame, legions of loyal fans, and scores of imitators. His darkly dramatic Conan the Barbarian oils and the equally powerful and erotic compositions for the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs have become the ultimate standards of excellence in the fantasy and adventure field. Icon was Franzetta’s first major retrospective in his 55-year career. Lavish full-color reproduction on ...


The Human Side of Agile - How to Help Your Team Deliver
Gil Broza

3P Vantage Media, 2012

As an Agile team leader, your biggest challenge is also your biggest asset. The human side of Agile is tricky. It's the least manageable, understood, and appreciated asset in an Agile environment. Even if your customers are reasonably happy and your developers seem to be doing okay, you know your team is capable of more: delivering great products and staying ahead of ever-changing demands. You need a team that’s self-organized, ...


Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective, 2010

This explosive autobiographical volume is a gripping account of entertainer Jerry Castaldo growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn, NY, his agonizing descent into the darkness of the city's underbelly and his desperate struggle back to normalcy. Celebrated NY Post columnist, author and playwright Chip Deffaa edited this dark, yet highly inspirational story.  "Heartbreaking," "surprising," "emotionally charged." "Shocking," "volatile," ...


The Process Improvement Handbook: A Blueprint for Managing Change and Increasing Organizational Performance
Tristan Boutros, Tim Purdie

McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013

The Definitive Guide to Process Improvement and Operational Excellence Today’s business environment demands faster responses, better service, and increased agility. The Process Improvement Handbook reveals how to design effective process improvement structures, organizations, and cultures to meet those needs. Focusing on specific process improvement knowledge areas, this practical work establishes the foundation required to create, ...


Galen Rowell: A Retrospective

Sierra Club Books, 2008

Galen Rowell was the archetypal adventure photographer, his iconic images published in leading magazines and scores of books, exhibited in major galleries, and cherished by fans ranging from the Dalai Lama to news anchor Tom Brokaw. When he and his wife and business partner, Barbara Cushman Rowell, perished in a small-plane crash in 2002, he had just completed a landmark assignment for National Geographic and had begun making stunning new ...


Yankee Stadium
Mark Vancil

Gallery Books, 2009

Yankee Stadium: The Official Retrospective recounts the story of an extraordinary American landmark. It captures the creation of a home for the New York Yankees that was driven by co-owner Jacob Ruppert, who envisioned a ballpark grander than any other conceived. It takes the reader from the field to the dugout, from the press box to the clubhouse, from principal owner George Steinbrenner's office to Monument Park. But Yankee Stadium was ...


How the Grinch Stole Christmas: A 50th Anniversary Retrospective
Dr. Seuss

Random House Books for Young Readers, 2007

Inside this very special anniversary edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, you'll find the complete, original text and illustrations by Dr. Seuss, along with 32 fascinating pages of commentary, footnotes and archival images - written and compiled by renowned collector and Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen. In chatty, conversational style, Cohen reflects upon Dr. Seuss's changing view of Christmas over the years and traces the evolution ...


Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn))
Kenneth S. Rubin

Addison-Wesley Professional, 2012

A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process   The Single-Source, Comprehensive Guide to Scrum for All Team Members, Managers, and Executives   If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, Essential Scrum is the complete, single-source reference you’ve been searching for. Leading Scrum coach and trainer Kenny Rubin illuminates the values, principles, ...


Half Past Autumn : A Retrospective (Half Past Autumn)
Gordon Parks, 1998

At age 84 Gordon Parks is regarded by many as a living legend - photographer, film-maker, novelist, poet and composer whose life and work present an inspiring success story. In this volume the artist provides a complete retrospective of his photographic career - a book that fuses nearly 300 images with Parks' own account of his life. The text chronicles how Parks was able to turn his rage against racism into a creative force - and transform ...


de Kooning: A Retrospective
John Elderfield

Thames & Hudson, 2011

Published in conjunction with the large-scale, all-medium, posthumous retrospective of Willem de Kooning's career at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), this book offers an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the development of the artist's work as it unfolds over nearly seven decades. Representing nearly every type of work de Kooning made, in both technique and subject matter, this retrospective includes paintings, sculptures, drawings and ...


Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective
Stephanie Barron, Lauren Bergman

Prestel USA, 2012

For more than 50 years, Ken Price created remarkable and unique objects that have redefined contemporary sculpture practice. Published in conjunction with a LACMA organized retrospective exhibition, this monograph features superbly reproduced color photographs of Price's vibrant and anthropomorphic work, which has garnered a cult like following among artists, critics, and scholars since the 1960s. Also included are essays tracing the arc of ...


Lee Bontecou: A Retrospective
Elizabeth Smith, Robert Storr Lee Bontecou

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and UCLA Hammer Museum, 2003

Book by Lee Bontecou, Elizabeth Smith, Robert Storr


Rita Hayworth: A Photographic Retrospective
Caren Roberts-Frenzel

Harry N. Abrams, 2001

Fifty years after the peak of her popularity, the world is still captivated by Rita Hayworth. This book provides an insightful look at one of the century's most beloved glamour girls, chronicling her life in more than 300 photographs, many of which have never been seen or have not been published in more than 50 years. The photos run the gamut from publicity shots, film stills, rehearsal photos, candids, news photographs, and, of course, that ...


Susan Seddon Boulet: A Retrospective
Michael Babcock

Pomegranate Communications, 2000

Susan Seddon Boulet lived life in search of the magnificent. As a child growing up on a Brazilian farm, she developed a deep affection for animals and loved making colorful sketches of them. From these formative experiences, she found her destiny, one that deeply affected people all over the world. This beautiful, moving retrospective by Michael Babcock recounts Susan Boulet's artistic development and celebrates her extraordinary personal ...


Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists
Robert Hughes

Penguin Books, 1992

The most controversial art critic in America--author of the bestselling The Fatal Shore and The Shock of the New--looks with love and loathing, wit and authority, at art and artists from the past to the present. Hughes evokes and defines the essences, works and worlds of a wide range of artists.


Yves Saint Laurent
Florence Chenoune, Farid Muller

Harry N. Abrams, 2010

One of the most distinctive and influential designers of the second half of the twentieth century, Yves Saint Laurent takes his place in the pantheon of French couturiers, alongside Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, and Jeanne Lanvin. Yves Saint Laurent , the first comprehensive retrospective of his life’s work, will accompany an exhibition of some 250 garments from the collection of the Fondation Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent at the Petit ...


Overcoming Retroactive Jealousy: A Guide to Getting Over Your Partner's Past and Finding Peace
Zachary Stockill

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

GET YOUR COPY OF THE MOST POPULAR GUIDEBOOK ON THE MARKET FOR GETTING OVER YOUR PARTNER'S PAST FAST.   Are you tired of constantly thinking about your partner's past relationships and/or sexual history?  Are you interested in letting go of obsessive jealous thoughts and anxiety?  What if I told you that you already have the "cure" for overcoming retroactive jealousy? You do -- all you need is the proper guidance. That's where I come in.  ...


Agile Adoption Patterns: A Roadmap to Organizational Success
Amr Elssamadisy

Addison-Wesley Professional, 2008

Proven Patterns and Techniques for Succeeding with Agile in Your Organization   Agile methods promise to help you create software that delivers far more business value—and do it faster, at lower cost, and with less pain. However, many organizations struggle with implementation and leveraging these methods to their full benefit. In this book, Amr Elssamadisy identifies the powerful lessons that have been learned about successfully ...



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