Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Assigning resources to features, part of Agile Project Management with Microsoft Project.
- During sprint planning, the team decides…who's going to work on which features.…In Microsoft Project, you don't have to assign resources…to featured tasks if you don't want to.…One reason to do that, though,…is if you wanna track burndown for work hours.…Let's assign resources to the features…that we added to Sprint 1.1.…I'm gonna switch over to the Gantt Chart view.…I'm on the View tab here, so I'm gonna click…the bottom half of the Gantt Chart button…and choose Gantt Chart.…
Scroll down to the feature tasks…within the Sprint 1.1.…The first one is task ID 29,…Capture customer contact info.…To see the task bars in the time scale,…when you select the task, go to the Task tab,…and then over at the right end, click Scroll to Task.…In order to set the durations for these features,…I'm gonna insert the feature point's custom field…into this table.…Right-click the Duration heading…and choose Insert Column.…
When you start to type "feature,"…as soon as you see Feature Points in the drop-down list,…click it to add that column.…
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- Setting project options
- Defining working time
- Setting up custom fields and views
- Creating tasks
- Assigning features to sprints
- Assigning resources to tasks
- Tracking progress
- Generating a burndown report