# Books

I like the Octalysis framework and its concepts. I think it makes sense and can be applied in pretty much anything related to people. The book has A LOT of well known examples which makes it easier to understand the basics.

## Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland, 2014

I enjoyed reading this book, it is quite an easy read, which you wouldn’t expect after you go through the Scrum Guide. It goes through the origins of Scrum and the concepts behind it. It is filled with success stories, projects that were not going that well (now that’s an understatement), like the Sentinel project of the FBI, and how applying Scrum to them improved their outcome.

## Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn)) by Lyssa Adkins, 2010

  * Author link: [http://www.coachingagileteams.com/](http://www.coachingagileteams.com/)
* My rating: ★★★★★ (5/5)


## Some thoughts

In a world where agile is mostly understood as processes, Lyssa Adkins includes in it also the human part. So an agile coach doesn’t just take care of the process, but…