Book: Implementing Lean Software Development

Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash

by Mary and Tom Poppendieck

Summary: A highly readable description of lean software development, with an abundance of guides and tips for figuring out how to apply the principles to increase the effectiveness of your teams

Intended Audience: Those who use lean practices and those who want to implement them in their software development organization

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Book: Extreme Programming Explained

Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change

by Kent Beck

Summary: The seminal explanation of Extreme Programming (XP), including the problems it addresses, its fundamental philosophies, and how these philosophies can be implemented in software development organization.

Intended Audience: Any and every development team member, agile or not; those who support and lead these teams

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