Link to free agile exercises and cases – more updated info in An Introduction to Project Management, Seventh Edition and Healthcare Project Management, Third Edition, both published in 2021.
Below are several good sources of info on agile:
- Manifesto for Agile Software Development – also includes the 12 principles of agile software
- How the Agile Manifesto Came to be
- Agile Alliance is one of the best sites to explore and learn more
- Forbes article and its links provides good info on an agile mindset
- McKinsey and Company article and its links provide good info on agile organizations
- The Scrum Institute proves examples and templates as well as a a short summary of scrum called “What is Scrum – International Scrum Institute”
- The Scrum Guide 2020 by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Southerland
- Intro to Scrum in Under 10 Minutes (8 minutes 52 seconds)
- Quiz on agile project management basics created by Kathy Schwalbe
- 2020 14th Annual State of Agile Report
- Scrum Inc has a lot of great resources, including lots of papers on the subject. This one is a good comparison of a traditional (old PMBOK) vs. Scrum approach. They also provide a free 19-page scrum guide by Ken Schwaber and Ken Sutherland, Scrum co-creators and examples of using scrum in manufacturing by Joe Justice.
- Managing a Project Using an Agile Approach and the PMBOK® Guide paper I wrote in 2012. Yes, it’s a bit old, but so are many agile concepts.
- Blog by Mike Griffiths, faculty member at University of Calgary and agile expert who helped write PMI’s 2017 Agile Practice Guide
- Blog by Henny Portman and video on Some agile myths busted and and a great article on his bird’s eye view of the agile forest in PM World Journal (October 2020)
- Agile Mindset and other information by Gil Broza
- Intro to Kanban in Under 5 Minutes (4 minutes 9 seconds)
- Understanding the 5 Scrum Values by Dr. Jeff Sutherland co-creator of scum (13 minutes 37 second)
- Disciplined Agile site includes lots of good info. Note that PMI bought Disciplined Agile in 2019. You can down the book “Choose Your Wow” (Wow stands for Way of Working) by Scott W. Ambler and Mark Lines from www.pmi.org for free if you are PMI member. It’s 441 pages long.
- Lots of information in the 259 page document “Agile Assessment Guide: Best Practices for Agile Adoption and Implementation” by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (September 2020). This document is an exposure draft open to the public.
- PMI ACP Exam Guidance from PMI as well as Beyond Agility (Pulse of the Profession – 2021) and Agile Practices
- eduscrum is a movement to improve education by helping students learn better and faster with agile concepts
- Link to several agile videos
- Videos/simulations showing actual agile teams at work
Find sample cases/activities related to agile here.