Many businesses value predictability over agility. Becoming more agile is secondary to becoming more predictable. Fortunately, Agile is not only more adaptable than traditional waterfall project management, it’s also very predictable. How is that possible? First, Agile project plans are based on the empirical velocity of the Agile team –not an estimate made months before during the planning phase of the project. And second, the Agile project plan is refined at the end of every sprint based on the actual performance of the team. Agile project burn charts give you most of the measures and metrics you need to manage the iron triangle of project management: scope, schedule, and budget.

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Outline/structure of the Session

  1. Agility and Predictability
  2. Agile Release Planning IS Project Planning
  3. Scope Management
    1. Project Scope Status Measures and Metrics
    2. Project Scope Performance Measures and Metrics
  4. Schedule Management
    1. Project Schedule Performance Measures and Metrics
    2. Timelines vs. Burn Charts
  5. Cost Management
    1. Project Budget Status Measures and Metrics
    2. Project Budget Performance Measures and Metrics
  6. Project Management FAQs
    1. When will the project run out of money?
    2. How much of the project can I complete with the available budget?
  7. The Bottom Line

Learning Outcome

Understand how to use burn charts to manage project schedule, scope, and budget.

Target Audience

Project Managers, ScrumMasters

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