Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve your User Stories

Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve your User Stories is another book from Gojko Adzic, a consultant and author that already produced some very good books like Impact Mapping and Specification by Example. The goal of this book is to help people involved with Agile requirements to improve their discussion with the stakeholders and the planning […]

Introduction to Agile Methods

With their book “Introduction to Agile Methods”, Sondra Ashmore and Kristin Runyan have the goal to provide an introduction of the wide landscape of Agile software development approaches. A very ambitious goal in my mind. From the start, you quickly see that the content has a strong “textbook” flavor and this review might have a […]

Lean Mindset

Mary and Tom Poppendieck summarize the objective of the “Lean Mindset” book in the introduction: “we present a mental model of how to design and deliver amazing products that delight customers”. Following the same idea that you should “be Agile” and not only “do Agile”, the book explains how to build the mental model to […]

Institutionalization of UX

With the trends towards multiple screens for software applications and the success of Apple, the notion of User eXperience (UX) has gained a better visibility and recognition in the world of software development. The book “Institutionalization of UX” proposes a set of practices to institutionalize user experience design in software development organization.