Saturday, January 2, 2016

My Bookshelf

The links below are the books that I read and my brief annotations. I am starting with the reading lists that resonate with me:

Em Campbell-Pretty reading list

Books as I read them starting from January 2016 (minimum of 2 books per month):

Jan 2016
1.  Daniel Mezick. The Open Agile Adoption Handbook. 2013
An interesting framework of implementing Agile based on invitation and creating containers for open and collaborative communication. Must read for every agilist.

2. Presentation patterns: Techniques for Crafting Better Presentations. By Neal Ford, Matthew McCullough, Nathaniel Schutta. 2012
A helpful book on crafting better presentations.

3. Gary Gruver and Tommy Mouser. Leading the Transformation: Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale. 2015
Thoughtful analysis of DevOps in Agile environment.

4. Getting Things Done: the art of stress-free productivity by David Allen, 2015
Helpful advice on increasing productivity 10x.

5. Getting to Yes. Negotiation Agreement without Giving In by Roger Fisher and William Ury. 1991
Still valid classic on negotiations.

6. How Google Works. Eric Schimdt and Jonathan Rosenberg. 2014
Interesting insight about Google business strategy. Nothing eye opening though.

Planned for February 2016

1. "Specification by Example" and "Impact Mapping" by Gojko Adzic

2. "The Clean Coder" by Bob Martin

3. Henrik Kniberg "Lean from the Trenches" and

4. Jez Humble "Lean Enterprise"

5. "User Story Mapping" by Jeff Patton

Please feel free to add yours.