Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Defining working time, part of Agile Project Management with Microsoft Project.
- Sprints can be anywhere…from two to twelve weeks long.…In this Project, I'm using two week Sprints.…That is, 10 working days.…To keep the number of Sprint work days consistent…it's important to tell Project about holidays…and other non-working time.…Well how do you set your working time in Project?…That's right, you go to the "Project" tab…and then click, "Change Working Time."…Here in the "Change Working Time" dialog box,…the calendar is set to the standard calendar…and that's what I want.…
Now we're going to go to the work week's tab.…This Project is using a default work week.…Out of the box, that's Monday through Friday…eight hours per day.…Remember, if your company uses a different work week,…you can select this "Default" work week in the table…and then click "details" to change the working days…and working hours.…I'm fine with the default work week, so I'm going…to click "cancel" to close the dialog box.…What I am going to change is some non-working time…that doesn't go with the work week.…
To do that, I'm going to click the "Exceptions" tab.…
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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