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Description - Crystal Clear by Alistair Cockburn

This book introduces Crystal Clear, a better lightweight methodology forbuilding software. It describes the roles, teams, values, intentions, habits,activities, policies and work products of a small software development team forwhom time-to-market and development costs are critical considerations.Alistair Cockburn is one of the founders of the Agile software developmentmovement. He spells out proven best practices based on his extensiveexperience helping organizations build software quickly and with less cost. Theauthor understands that small teams cannot be burdened by "process-heavy"software methodologies. By advocating that developers stay close together andremain in steady, good-will communication with customers and users, thisbook teaches the reader how to develop software that not only does what it issupposed to do, but also gets completed on time and within budget.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780201699470
ISBN-10: 0201699478
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Addison Wesley
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 19-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alistair Cockburn

Alistair Cockburn is a renowned software expert and accomplished instructor. He carefully separates advice to experts from advice to newcomers. Newcomers to agile development will find a step-by-step introduction to selected agile techniques previously not described elsewhere. Experts will see new strategies and techniques to try, as well as the contextual information they need for advanced decision-making. A A(c) Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.

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