Learn how to help your agile team measure their performance in order to optimize value delivery.
- You're well on your way…and your project is rolling right along.…Now it's time to visualize your progress…and measure your rate of delivery.…Agile teams use a small number…of low-tech, high-impact charts to track how they're doing.…So let's talk about them.…The first type of charts are known as burn charts.…In this category, there are two basic types of charts,…the burndown and the burnup.…Let's start with the burndown chart.…
It's the most common agile chart out there.…Most of the time the team uses this to measure progress…toward the sprint commitment…and calls it their sprint burndown.…As work is completed, the progress line…at the top of the chart will flow down…to reflect the reduced amount…of committed work to be completed.…Take a look at two forms of the same chart.…In the first chart, the Y axis is measuring progress…using hours of remaining effort.…
Many teams don't like to use a burndown that reflects hours.…Most teams estimate in points, not effort,…so they prefer to use a chart like this one…where the Y axis reflects points.…
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- Agile principles and the agile mindset
- Defining valuable deliverables
- Engaging your stakeholders
- Collaborating across stakeholders
- Planning agile projects
- Troubleshooting projects
- Continuous improvement