Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling and adjusting the plan, part of Agile Project Management.
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…Many people who don't understand Agile believe…Agile Projects do not have control mechanisms.…That's actually far from the truth.…There are Agile-specific techniques that help…you manage and monitor your Agile Projects.…Scope is managed by the backlog list.…Scope is controlled by completing features to reduce the…backlog list, and adding new features as they are identified.…The business in conjunction with the technical…team consistently reprioritizes to determine which features…will be implemented during the next sprint.…
These changes to the backlog list are common, however you should…remember the scope of the current sprint should always be locked down.…Once the list of features has been agreed for that sprint it should not change.…Velocity is the term used to describe how many…functions the team is completing in the average sprint.…This can be calculated by examining previous sprints.…Assuming the team resources and sprint duration are kept the same.…By understanding your normal velocity, you can determine if…
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- What is agile project management?
- Selecting an agile project
- Scoping the project
- Designing your sprint structure
- Collecting requirements
- Running stand-up meetings
- Managing issues and risks
- Tracking lessons learned
- Responding to change requests
- Closing the project
- Spotting signs of trouble