Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Timeboxing, part of Agile at Work: Driving Productive Agile Meetings.
- An agile project depends on a repeatable chunk of time…called a Timebox.…A timebox is a box of time that cannot expand.…If your meeting is timboxed to an hour…that means the activity cannot go more than an hour.…When the hour is up, the activity ends.…The timebox is the building block on which…all agile planning and scheduling depends.…All the work in an agile project is broken down into…smaller timeboxes,…Even the developers have their own timebox,…they must work within their eight hour day,…any overtime will interfere with the predictability…of the delivery.…
To understand the importance of a timebox…you have to look at the agile project as a whole.…An agile project has less up front planning.…When you start an agile project,…you don't know what the completed product will look like.…You start with a general notion of where you're going…and make frequent improvements on how to get there.…Agile is adaptive, not predictive.…Much of the energy comes from new ideas and changes.…To get a high degree of predictability an agile project…
In this course, agile expert Doug Rose outlines how to make agile meetings as productive as possible. He provides guidance on common activities such as release planning, daily stand-ups, sprint planning, and product demos. Throughout the course, learn about common meeting pitfalls and the challenges of keeping activities on track.
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