Agile in Practice

Sudipta Malakar

SKU: 9789389423457


ISBN: 9789389423440
eISBN: 9789389423457
Authors: Sudipta Malakar
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: May 2021
Pages: 314
Dimension: 7.50 x 9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Practical guidance to Implement AGILE, KANBAN, XP and SCRUM with 600+ Expert Solutions included


  • Supportive materials for PMI-ACP and SAFe exam preparation.
  • Proven use-cases on implementation of Kanban, Agile and Scrum across business projects.
  • 600+ interview questions, quizzes and business solutions to acquire lucrative Agile project management jobs.


This book is a pragmatic guidance teaching modern IT professionals how to improvise and scale up IT delivery capabilities using leading project management methodologies including Agile and Kanban. It is equipped with use-cases and hundreds of solutions and the readers will learn to examine the strength of their project management function and how to improvise it.

The book brings exclusive knowledge on several strategies to put into implementation in the event of natural disaster like Covid-19 and for future crisis management. You will be acquainted with the popular tools and technologies that your organization can make use of it for better collaboration on projects. You will learn the various project performance metrics for each of these project management methodologies. As an added advantage of this book, you can get yourself ready for one of the popular and critical professional examinations like PMP-ACP and SAFe.


  • Gain strong hold on concepts of KANBAN, XP, FDD, DSDM, SCRUMBAN and SCRUM.    
  • Exclusive coverage on strategies to beat Covid-19 Pandemic and future crisis management.
  • Learn to build Organizational Resilience and enterprise maturity model.
  • Ready guidance to prepare for PMI-ACP and SAFe certification.
  • Tricky Real-world Agile SCRUM & KANBAN Case Studies, Demos and tools.


This book is for Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Developers, CXOs and professionals closely associated with Agile Scrum, Kanban, XP projects to further improve their knowledge of Agile with valuable pragmatic insights. Experienced-level professionals and Agile enthusiasts having relevant experience can also acquire an in-depth knowledge of the advanced concepts in project management.

  1. Key success factors for adopting Agile SCRUM Kanban in any organizations
  2. Why Personal Agility matters
  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. Common Agile SCRUM KANBAN misconceptions
  7. Key Takeaways
  8. Glossary
  9. Quiz Session
  10. Test your Knowledge

Sudipta Malakar is an accomplished SAP Agile Practice Area Head, Certified IT Sr. Program Manager, Agile Coach – Advanced level, Harvard Business School, USA alumnus with more than seventeen years of experience in directing SAP DEV teams in supporting many major Global fortune 500 clients in multiple large accounts. 

He is Certified Sr. Program Manager (MSP Practitioner), Sr. Project Manager (PRINCE2 Practitioner), PMP®, PARP®, CSP®, ICP-ACC®, ITIL(F), Certified Agile Leader(CDL), CLMM, CMM, Advanced Certified Scrum Master(A-CSM) ®, CSPO®, CSM®, KMP2, KMP1, 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, Syntel and played very crucial Sr. Management / Agile Coach role in various global clients like Sterlite, Lufthansa, Nestle, PMI, Suncor, IPA, Canadian Pacific railways, Sony, Volvo, Allstate, BOC Linde etc.


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