Agile Methodologies In-Depth

Sudipta Malakar

SKU: 9789389328578


ISBN: 9789389328561
eISBN: 9789389328578
Authors: Sudipta Malakar
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: January 2021
Pages: 268
Dimension: 7.5 x 9.25
Book Type: Paperback

This book is for businesses that aspire to improve agility, deliver fit-for-purpose products and services, delight customers, and provide the security of long-term survival associated with mature businesses that consistently meet or exceed customer expectations. Learn a lean approach by seeing how Kanban made a difference in four real-world situations. You'll explore how different teams used Kanban to make paradigm-changing improvements in software development. These teams were struggling with overwork, unclear priorities, and a lack of direction. As you discover what worked for them, you'll understand how to make significant changes in real-life situations.

The Artefact has been developed as a resource to understand, evaluate, and use Agile and Hybrid Agile approaches. This practice guide will help you understand when, where, and how to apply Agile approaches and provides practical tools for practitioners and organizations wanting to increase agility.


A pragmatic guide that will teach you to implement Agile, SCRUM and Kanban in your organization.


  • Expert-guided techniques for successful Agile transformation in your organization.
  • Solution-focused responses on  interview questions of Agile SCRUM, XP, DSDM, KANBAN and SCRUMBAN.
  • Reference guide to prepare for leading PMI-ACP and SAFe Certification exam.


  • Explore and learn how to build Organizational Resilience and Enterprise Maturity Model.
  • Step-by-step solutions to implement Portfolio Kanban and Upstream Kanban.
  • Deep dive into Agile SHIFT framework and Hybrid Agile framework.
  • Exciting case studies and practical demonstrations on Agile SCRUM & KANBAN.
  • Expert-ready guidance on overcoming common Agile project management misconceptions.


This book is appealing to decision makers, product owners, project team members who can make use of this guide in improvising the productivity and efficient management of business operations without much of hassle.

  1. Key success factors for adopting Agile SCRUM Kanban in any organization
  2. Lessons learnt and pragmatic approach – Agile Scrum Kanban
  3. Tricky real-world Agile SCRUM & KANBAN case studies, demos and tools
  4. Agile SCRUM KANBAN Maturity assessment Nuts & Bolts
  5. Useful tips & techniques for successful Agile transformation in any organization and the art of Agile development
  6. Use of Agile for students and parents
  7. Common Agile SCRUM KANBAN misconceptions
  8. Key takeaways
  9. Interview questions and answers on Agile SCRUM KANBAN
  10. Glossary
  11. Quiz session
  12. Test your knowledge

Sudipta Malakar is an accomplished SAP practice area head, Certified IT Sr. program manager, Agile coach – Advanced level,, Harvard Business School, USA, alumnus, patent holder, and an International bestselling author & speaker with more than 17 years of experience in directing SAP DEV teams in supporting many major Global fortune 500 clients in multiple large accounts.

He is a certified sr. program manager (MSP practitioner), a sr. project manager (PRINCE2 Practitioner), PMP®, CSP®, ITIL(F), a certified Agile Leader(CDL), CLMM, CMM, and an advanced certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) ®, CSPO®, CSM®, KMP2, KMP1, ICP-ACC®, TKP®, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, CMMi (Expert).

He worked in various IT companies like IBM, Wipro, Satyam, Tech Mahindra, Patni, and Syntel, and he played a crucial sr. management/Agile coach role for various global clients like Sterlite, Lufthansa, Nestle, PMI, Suncor, IPA, Canadian Pacific railways, Sony, Volvo, Allstate, and BOC Linde.

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