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The Real-Life Adventures of AgileMan By Matt Holmes
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If you're considering the adoption of an Agile methodology within your organization, you may want to read this book first! In it, would-be superhero AgileMan describes the experiences of his... More > company's move to Agile, covering such topics as co-location, sustainable pace, leadership and empowerment. Throughout, the focus is on lessons learned, which AgileMan provides in the hope that others may benefit from what his company discovered. Author Holmes parlays his lifelong love of comic books and his newfound respect for Agile into an entertaining tale of successes and failures told from first-hand experience.< Less
The Real-Life Adventures of AgileMan By Matt Holmes
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If you're considering the adoption of an Agile methodology within your organization, you may want to read this book first! In it, would-be superhero AgileMan describes the experiences of his... More > company's move to Agile, covering such topics as co-location, sustainable pace, leadership and empowerment. Throughout, the focus is on lessons learned, which AgileMan provides in the hope that others may benefit from what his company discovered. Author Holmes parlays his lifelong love of comic books and his newfound respect for Agile into an entertaining tale of successes and failures told from first-hand experience.< Less
More Real-Life Adventures of AgileMan By Matt Holmes
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AgileMan is back! With his company's 2nd year of Agile adoption complete, would-be superhero AgileMan presents another collection of lessons learned along the way. This time around, author Matt... More > Holmes (aka AgileMan) provides insights into topics as far ranging as "zone time", the Agile Coach role, leadership gaps and the importance of trust, just to name a few. His focus, as always, is on what discoveries were made in the adoption of Agile that might help others contemplating a similar cultural shift. He also manages to sneak in more than his fair share of comic book references, as you'd expect from a lifelong comic fan and supposed member of the superhero community. Anyone who enjoyed "The Real-Life Adventures of AgileMan" will almost certainly want to add this entertaining sequel to their bookshelf!< Less
The Complete Real-Life Adventures of AgileMan By Matt Holmes
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Together again for the very first time! This special edition of the AgileMan series collects both "The Real-Life Adventures of AgileMan" and "More Real-Life Adventures of... More > AgileMan" into one handy volume, representing two years of lessons learned in the adoption of an Agile methodology. Would-be superhero AgileMan, who is actually author Matt Holmes when he isn't wearing the tights and a cape, leads the reader through an eventful two year journey in the pursuit of "going Agile." This real-life, no-holds-barred account spans a wide range of topics, from co-location to company reorgs, from the challenge of producing meaningful metrics to the perils of compromising quality... and a whole lot more! Each chapter ends with an easy-to-reference set of lessons learned, perfect for the corporate citizen contemplating a cultural shift of the sort promised by the various Agile methodologies. It may just be the most detailed - and entertaining - Experience Report ever written on the subject!< Less
No Kid Of Ours Is Failing At Math By Matt Holmes
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Math tutor Matt Holmes believes that every parent can help his or her own child become successful in Math class, and this book is your guide to that happy outcome! Mr Holmes works with... More > Math-challenged kids on a regular basis and has captured many of those experiences here. More importantly, he shares the techniques that he uses every day to turn those students around and put them on the road to success. "Any interaction with a child that lasts more a few seconds is a perfect opportunity to provide at least a little something for that spongy mind to soak up," writes the author. In addition to being filled with activities, games and strategies, "No Kid of Ours is Failing at Math" also provides a compelling argument for why no parent should ever be willing to let a child fall behind in Math. This is a Must Read for every parent!< Less
No Kid Of Ours Is Failing At Math By Matt Holmes
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Math tutor Matt Holmes believes that every parent can help his or her own child become successful in Math class, and this book is your guide to that happy outcome! Mr Holmes works with... More > Math-challenged kids on a regular basis and has captured many of those experiences here. More importantly, he shares the techniques that he uses every day to turn those students around and put them on the road to success. "Any interaction with a child that lasts more a few seconds is a perfect opportunity to provide at least a little something for that spongy mind to soak up," writes the author. In addition to being filled with activities, games and strategies, "No Kid of Ours is Failing at Math" also provides a compelling argument for why no parent should ever be willing to let a child fall behind in Math. This is a Must Read for every parent!< Less
Game Over By Matt Holmes
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A teenager pushed in front of a bus; a dead body in a freezer; a sudden wave of suicides. These are just a few of the inexplicable events Malcolm Greene has to contend with as he struggles to solve a... More > mystery that’s threatening to consume him. The closer he gets to the answer, though, the higher the stakes become and the more Malcolm begins to fear for his own safety… and possibly his sanity, too! Does this self-described flight risk really have what it takes to get to the bottom of this increasingly-dangerous puzzle, or will he decide to get out while the getting’s good? "Game Over", the new novel by Matt L. Holmes, is a roller-coaster ride that will keep you guessing all the way to its thrilling conclusion. What some early readers are saying about "Game Over": "Wow! Brilliant! Excellent! I absolutely loved it!" "It was addictive, to say the least." "Quite the page turner." "Wow! Great writing!" Now you can see for yourself what all the excitement is about...< Less
Game Over By Matt Holmes
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A teenager pushed in front of a bus; a dead body in a freezer; a sudden wave of suicides. These are just a few of the inexplicable events Malcolm Greene has to contend with as he struggles to solve... More > a mystery that’s threatening to consume him. The closer he gets to the answer, though, the higher the stakes become and the more Malcolm begins to fear for his own safety… and possibly his sanity, too! Does this self-described flight risk really have what it takes to get to the bottom of this increasingly-dangerous puzzle, or will he decide to get out while the getting’s good? "Game Over", the new novel by Matt L. Holmes, is a roller-coaster ride that will keep you guessing all the way to its thrilling conclusion. What some early readers are saying about "Game Over": "Wow! Brilliant! Excellent! I absolutely loved it!" "It was addictive, to say the least." "Quite the page turner." "Wow! Great writing!" Now you can see for yourself what all the excitement is about...< Less
Old Wounds By Matt Holmes
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When writer Mike Watkins is asked to give the eulogy for his great-uncle after the ninety-year-old war hero dies in his sleep, it seems like a daunting challenge. Mike and his brothers had grown up... More > in the company of Uncle Howard in the family home, but the old man had always refused to describe his experiences in World War II. Thanks to a steady diet of colourful old war movies on their TV, the Watkins boys had built up all kinds of fantasies about the reluctant war hero's activities in the 40s, some of them involving Nazi gold and various criminal enterprises. Now, decades later, Mike sets out to discover the truth behind whatever it was that his great-uncle had refused to speak of for all those years. While he’s busy digging into family history, however, Mike also seems to have picked up a mysterious female stalker. What secret from his past does she represent, and what plans does she have in mind for Mike?< Less
No Brother of Mine By Matt Holmes
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When Mitchell James answers his doorbell on a quiet Monday evening, he's not expecting to find two detectives standing on his porch. And he's certainly not expecting the pair to begin asking him... More > questions about his brother, Ray, who he hasn't seen or spoken to in 20 years. But when the detectives go on to tell him that they believe Ray's dead body may be lying in the morgue, Mitch's comfortable little world is rocked. As the shock of that news forces Mitch to re-examine memories from a painful childhood, he begins a journey to discover the truth about what has actually happened to Ray since their falling out so long ago. Will the secret the two brothers share come to light now, after being buried for all those years? What part did it play in setting up the events of the present? And after working so hard to keep that secret from ever coming out, will Mitch have no choice but to watch its discovery destroy his own future?< Less