Our Books Recommendations List on Agile, Kanban, Lean and Business Productivity Themes

Summary:

That list gathers the best books to get knowledge on the most important Agile, Kanban, Lean and Business Productivity related themes.

Books on Agile theme:

  • All About Agile: Agile Management Made Easy! by Kelly Waters
  • Agile Estimating and Planning by Mike Cohn
  • Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Reviews by Norman L. Kerth
  • Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great by Esther Derby, Diana Larsen, Ken Schwaber
  • SDLC 3.0: Beyond a Tacit Understanding of Agile by Mark Kennaley
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Agile Discussion Guide by LeanDog Software

Books on Agile Software Development theme:

  • The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
  • Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers by Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur
  • The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company by Steve Blank, Bob Dorf
  • Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works (Lean Series) by Ash Maurya
  • Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit by Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck
  • Leading Lean Software Development: Results Are not the Point by Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck
  • Kaikaku: The Power and Magic of Lean by Norman Bodek
  • The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Products that Win by Steven Gary Blank
  • The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development by Donald G. Reinertsen
  • Lean but Agile: Rethink Workforce Planning and Gain a True Competitive Edge by William J. Rothwell, Jim Graber, Neil McCormick

Books on Agile Kanban theme:

  • Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders by Jurgen Appelo
  • Disciplined Agile Delivery: A Practitioner's Guide to Agile Software Delivery in the Enterprise (IBM Press) by Scott Ambler, Mark Lines
  • Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products (2nd Edition) (Agile Software Development Series) by Jim Highsmith
  • Agile Software Development, Principles, Patterns, and Practices by Robert C. Martin
  • Agile Software Development: The Cooperative Game (2nd Edition) by Alistair Cockburn
  • Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change, 2nd Edition (The XP Series) by Kent Beck, Cynthia Andres
  • Crystal Clear: A Human-Powered Methodology for Small Teams: A Human-Powered Methodology for Small Teams by Alistair Cockburn
  • The Art of Agile Development by James Shore, Chromatic
  • Scaling Software Agility: Best Practices for Large Enterprises (Agile Software Development Series) by Dean Leffingwell

Books on Lean & Lean Startup theme:

  • Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production by Taiichi Ohno, Norman Bodek
  • Out of the Crisis by W. Edwards Deming
  • Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results by Mike Rother
  • Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business by David J. Anderson, Donald G Reinertsen
  • The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
  • Goldratt's Theory of Constraints: A Systems Approach to Continuous Improvement by H WILLIAM DETTMER
  • Scrumban - Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development by Corey Ladas
  • Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy 2/E by Masaaki Imai

Books on Business Productivity theme:

  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
  • The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First by Jeffrey Pfeffer
  • The New Economics for Industry, Government, Education by W. Edwards Deming

Top 10 Books:

  1. Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production by Taiichi Ohno, Norman Bodek
  2. Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business by David J. Anderson, Donald G Reinertsen
  3. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
  4. Scrumban - Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development by Corey Ladas
  5. Out of the Crisis by W. Edwards Deming
  6. Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Reviews by Norman L. Kerth
  7. Crystal Clear: A Human-Powered Methodology for Small Teams by Alistair Cockburn
  8. Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit by Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck
  9. Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change, 2nd Edition (The XP Series) by Kent Beck, Cynthia Andres
  10. The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries

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