Problem? What Problem?

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Problem? What Problem?

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8.99 (Excl. VAT)

Agile teams need to be able to handle impediments. This book explores how teams can deal effectively with the problems that will happen in their daily work, using agile thinking and practices.

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Agile emphasizes to establish teams and give them whatever they need to do their work. This book on impediments explores how teams can effectively deal with the problems that will happen in their daily work. In agile these problems are called impediments: anything that slows down a team and needs to be dealt with. Agile teams need to be able to handle impediments.

This is the first book specifically about dealing with impediments using agile thinking and practices. In this book, I explain why dealing with impediments matters and provide a process to deal effectively with impediments. I’m also sharing experience stories from my practice as a team member, Scrum master, consultant, coach, adviser, and trainer.

The book is based on my experience as a developer, tester, team leader, project manager, quality manager, process manager, consultant, coach, trainer, and adviser in Agile, Lean, Quality and Continuous Improvement. It dives into problem solving and impediments, viewing them from different perspectives and provides ideas, suggestions, practices, and experiences that will help you to become more effective in dealing with impediments.

I’m aiming this book at agile teams, Scrum masters, agile coaches, consultants, developers and testers, project managers, line managers, and CxOs; basically for anyone who is looking for an effective way to handle impediments or support people in doing that.

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2 reviews for Problem? What Problem?

  1. Scott Duncan

    Impediments. Problems. Nobody wants them. You probably can’t avoid them. They’re often no fun to deal with. They may push you into difficult conversations/discussions. This book is a very useful resource for figuring out how to navigate them. Ben has collected a wide range of experience-based advice that you will find helpful.

  2. Thomas Cagley

    Teams find problems that impact their ability to deliver value. The question is, what then? Ben Linders steps into the gap between finding a problem and living happily ever after with his new book, Problem? What Problem? This book directly addresses problem-solving at a level that agile teams can use, right now!

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