Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Posting the sprint burndown chart, part of Agile at Work: Reporting with Agile Charts and Boards.
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- When I was in college I took a few courses in Philosophy.…In one of the lectures, the professor…told us the story of Zeno's paradox.…The story was about a race between Achilles…who was a famous Greek warrior, and a tortoise.…The tortoise told Achilles that it could beat him…in a foot race.…The great warrior laughed and said it was impossible,…the tortoise said it was very possible…as long as Achilles always gave it a small head start.…The tortoise asked Achilles how long it would take him…to run 10 meters.…The warrior responded it would take him no time at all.…
"Okay then," the tortoise said.…"How far do you think I would travel…when you reach 10 meters?"…Achilles said, "Maybe a meter at the most."…"Okay then," the tortoise said.…"How far do you think I would travel…when you reach a meter?"…The great warrior thought about it and rubbed his beard.…"Maybe a few centimeters?" he said.…"You see that tortoise? Every time you catch up with me,…I run a little bit further.…So you can never truly catch me."…With that, the mighty Achilles conceded the race.…
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- Communicating progress
- Prioritizing the backlog
- Showing daily progress with a taskboard
- Sizing taskboards
- Creating a burndown chart