Too often we focus on implementation, process, and logistics without considering the broader context. –Cameron Turner, Engineering Director, D2L
The Agile Mind-Set explains the piece of the Agile puzzle that most organizations are missing. –Roger Brown, Agile Coach, Agile Crossing
This book urgently needs to be read by leaders and managers who plan to hop onto the Agile bandwagon. It will help you see through the briar-patch of branded services and ossified processes, to the original intent of ‘Agile.’ –Rob Myers, Principal Coach/Instructor, Agile Institute
Gil Broza’s book has the tools, options, and practices to help people start, restart, think, rethink, grow, and improve their implementation of Agile by grasping the underpinning mind-set. –Gunther Verheyen, Shepherding Professional Scrum at Scrum.org
I return to The Agile Mind-Set repeatedly for inspiration and guidance, and always come away with a constructive way of approaching a challenging situation. –Michael Goitein, Principal Project Manager, Mobiquity
I want to give this book to every executive and manager who asks why the transition is taking so long. I also recommend it for all Agile practitioners as a valuable source of insight beyond the processes and techniques described in other books. –Roger Brown
Gil Broza is a kindred spirit to the pioneers of the Agile movement. He reminds us of the core values, principles, and behaviors of this enduring effort to bring joy and delight to producing software. To those new to the pursuit, he brings a lantern for the journey. –Rich Sheridan, CEO, Menlo Innovations
The book’s forewords are by Jim Highsmith and Linda Rising.
Gil Broza has been helping organizations increase their business agility since 2004. Through coaching, training, and facilitation, he supports leaders in building engaged teams that live the Agile values and principles and reap their benefits. His other popular book is The Human Side of Agile: How to Lead Agile Teams.
NOTE: For your convenience, you’ll receive two alternate downloadables. One includes the book as a huge .m4b file, which is particularly handy for iPods and iPhones and other devices that know about audiobooks. The other downloadable contains all chapters as separate .mp3 files; this format can be played on any device.
Here is a 4-minute sample. (If you hear any strange sounds or pauses, that’s due to our web server; once you download the audiobook itself, you won’t hear any problems.)