Continuous Delivery
Getting software released to users is often a painful, risky, and time-consuming process. This groundbreaking new book sets out the principles and technical practices that enable rapid, incremental delivery of high quality, valuable new functionality to users. Through automation of the build, deployment, and testing process, and improved collaboration between developers, testers, and operations, delivery teams can get changes released in a matter of hours - sometimes even minutes–no matter what the size of a project or the complexity of its code base. more »
Managing and Implementing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Projects
Delve into the capabilities of SharePoint 2010 - and determine the best way to put this technology to work for your organization. With this practical guide, you'll gain project management practices for implementing SharePoint, and learn how to customize the system to match the unique collaboration and data-sharing needs of your users.

Your companion content includes a fully searchable online edition of the book - with unlimited access on the Web. Customize SharePoint 2010 to fit the needs of your business with this hands-on guide. more »
PMP Training Kit
Ace your preparation for the skills measured by the updated PMP Exam, aligned with the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Fifth Edition. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam task. Then, reinforce what you've learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time. more »
101 Design Ingredients to Solve Big Tech Problems
One page, one ingredient. 101 reasons to become more successful at solving those big technology problems. 101 Design Ingredients will help your technology team identify problems, share responsibilities, and work better together.

In this book you'll find 101 problem-solving ingredients grouped into project stages, to help you apply the right ingredient at the right time. Start at any point and page through the humorously illustrated ingredients until you find one that matches your needs best. The ingredients cover the spectrum your business needs to be successful, with tips on team-building, creating a business model, product launch, productivity, and much more. Each ingredient includes three practical suggestions to get you started right away. more »
Outsource It!
Offshore outsourcing can reduce operating expenses, decrease time to market, and provide access to a flexible workforce or hard-to-find skills. To get the most from your outsourced project, you need to know how outsourcing works - what it can do, what it can't do, and what you can expect from it.

Outsource It! tells you how to estimate your potential savings, how to figure out what, how, and where to go - and how to find that vendor magic. You'll learn how to use metrics, reduce turnover, and perform technical due diligence. And you'll never miss a beat, because the checklists will keep you and your project on track. more »
jQuery Hotshot
jQuery is used by millions of people to write JavaScript more easily and more quickly. It has become the standard tool for web developers and designers to add dynamic, interactive elements to their sites, smoothing out browser inconsistencies and reducing costly development time.

jQuery Hotshot walks you step by step through 10 projects designed to familiarise you with the jQuery library and related technologies. Each project focuses on a particular subject or section of the API, but also looks at something related, like jQuery's official templates, or an HTML5 feature like localStorage. Build your knowledge of jQuery and related technologies. more »
Managing and Leading Software Projects
The book is organized around basic principles of software project management: planning and estimating, measuring and controlling, leading and communicating, and managing risk. Introduces software development methods, from traditional (hacking, requirements to code, and waterfall) to iterative (incremental build, evolutionary, agile, and spiral). Illustrates and emphasizes tailoring the development process to each project, with a foundation in the fundamentals that are true for all development methods. Topics such as the WBS, estimation, schedule networks, organizing the project team, and performance reporting are integrated, rather than being relegating to appendices. Each chapter in the book includes an appendix that covers the relevant topics from CMMI-DEV-v1.2, IEEE/ISO Standards 12207, IEEE Standard 1058, and the PMI Body of Knowledge. more »
Adobe Premiere Elements For Dummies
Adobe Premiere Elements offers amateur and home moviemakers the opportunity to work with editing tools as powerful as those packed into Adobe Premiere Pro, one of the top tools on the market. Adobe Premiere Elements For Dummies offers these same users not only a guide through all the how-to steps of using the software, but also a valuable reference on how to best apply the tools to a great video project.

Covering more ground than the typical expanded users manuals you find in bookstores, Adobe Premiere Elements For Dummies is the book you need to get you through your first video-editing project as well as to return to whenever you hit rough spots and need instant help. more »
Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX is a comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for midsize and larger organizations that empowers people to work effectively, manage change, and compete globally. Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step is an implementation methodology, a toolset, and an application to help Dynamics partners (AX, CRM, NAV, GP, and SL) successfully implement their Dynamics solutions such as Dynamics AX.

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with Sure Step 2012 will guide you through the Sure Step phases; from installing and setting up Sure Step, to working through the diagnostic and requirement phases, to harnessing the power of standard AX to make the most out of modifications, this book is a must for project managers and team members alike. more »
The Professional ScrumMaster's Handbook
A natural and difficult tension exists between a project team (supply) and its customer (demand); a professional ScrumMaster relaxes this tension using the Scrum framework so that the team arrives at the best possible outcome.

The Professional ScrumMaster's Handbook is a practical, no-nonsense guide to helping you become an inspiring and effective ScrumMaster known for getting results.

This book goes into great detail about why it seems like you're fighting traditional management culture every step of the way. You will explore the three roles of Scrum and how, working in harmony, they can deliver a product in the leanest way possible. more »