The book "Agile! The Good, the Hype and the Ugly" by Bertrand Meyer provides a review of agile principles, techniques and tools. It explores the agile methods Extreme Programming, Lean Software, Scrum and Crystal and provides suggestions on what to use or not to use from them, based on software engineering principles and research and personal experience of the book author. 5Book Excerpt: Agile Software Development, 2nd ed. by Alistair Cockburn Posted on Oct 30, 2006
In this updated classic on Agile software development, Alistair Cockburn adds reflections from five more years of practice and research. InfoQ brings you Chapter 1, in which he compares software development with another team-cooperative game - rock climbing - and two common comparison partners, engineering and model building, in order to explore alternate ways of thinking about the work we do. 1
Agile Styles: Feature Driven Development and the Crystal Methodologies
May 16, 2007
Prominent practitioners and writers introduced four popular approaches at Agile2006 in the "Agile Styles" talk. In the first half of the presentation, Alistair Cockburn talked about his Crystal Methodologies and David J. Anderson presented Feature Driven Development (FDD).
2nd Edition of Alistair Cockburn's Classic Book Published by Deborah Hartmann Preuss Posted on Oct 27, 2006