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The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice for Your First Year (Agile Software Development Series)
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
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 ...
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 ...
Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn))
Kenneth S. Rubin
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, ...
The Process Improvement Handbook: A Blueprint for Managing Change and Increasing Organizational Performance
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, ...
Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners: Agile Tactics, Tools, & Tips (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn))
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 ...
Rita Hayworth: A Photographic Retrospective
Harry N. Abrams
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 ...
The Human Side of Agile - How to Help Your Team Deliver
3P Vantage Media
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, ...
Galen Rowell: A Retrospective
Sierra Club Books
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 ...
Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective
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," ...
Susan Seddon Boulet: A Retrospective
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 ...
Lee Bontecou: A Retrospective
Elizabeth Smith, Robert Storr Lee Bontecou
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and UCLA Hammer Museum
Book by Lee Bontecou, Elizabeth Smith, Robert Storr
de Kooning: A Retrospective
Thames & Hudson
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 ...
The Dream Team Nightmare: Boost Team Productivity Using Agile Techniques
This first-ever interactive Agile Adventure is the gripping tale of an experienced team struggling with agile adoption. In this unique mashup of a business novel written in the gamebook format, you'll overcome common yet daunting challenges that come from using agile methods. As Jim, the agile coach, you'll learn to apply a range of thinking tools and techniques to real-life problems faced by teams and organizations. Find out what really works ...
Yves Saint Laurent
Florence Chenoune, Farid Muller
Harry N. Abrams
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 BergéYves Saint Laurent at the Petit ...
Gerhard Richter: Panorama: [A Retrospective]
Gerhard Richter is widely seen as one of the most important painters at work in the world today. Born in Dresden, Germany, in 1932, he left for the West in 1961, settling in Dusseldorf, where he held his first exhibition in 1963. He has exhibited internationally for the last five decades, including retrospectives in New York, Paris and Dusseldorf. He lives and works in Cologne. As the artist draws near to his eightieth birthday in 2012, Tate ...
Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective
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 ...
Half Past Autumn : A Retrospective (Half Past Autumn)
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 ...
Overcoming Retroactive Jealousy: A Guide to Getting Over Your Partner's Past and Finding Peace
GET YOUR COPY OF THE MOST POPULAR GUIDEBOOK ON THE MARKET FOR GETTING OVER YOUR PARTNER'S PAST FAST. Are you tired of feeling jealous 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 ...
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