Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Spotting signs of trouble, part of Agile Project Management Principles.
…Just like traditional projects, Agile projects…can run into trouble now and then.…Here are some Agile specific techniques to…look for potential trouble with your project.…Consistently check that the work completed matches the plan, and you do not…have leftover features added to the product backlog at the end of the sprint.…This is known as snowplowing.…Snowplowing is likely at the end of the…first and second sprint when you are revising estimates…to match team productivity.…However, if this continues you must meet with the team immediately…to discuss and understand why this is happening, and take appropriate action.…
Another significant indicator of a problem is when the team…frequently produces pieces of a feature, then throws them away.…This could be due to the development of features that turn out…to be a low priority, are not what was required or are…incorrect, or need to be revised based on receiving new information.…Often the primary reasons for these problems relate to the business…representatives not asking the right…
- 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