This chapter covers the following topics:
• the iteration;
• iterations and goals;
• planning the iteration;
• managing and monitoring the iteration;
• reviewing the iteration;
• the role of business analysis in agile iterations.
This chapter explores the work conducted within the iteration, the fundamental element of an agile project. There are many aspects to understanding how an iteration works, including planning, monitoring and reviewing the work. The techniques and approaches used during these activities are discussed below. The key artefact for an agile project is the backlog. In Chapter 13, we discussed this in the context of a solution so referred to the ‘solution backlog’. Here, the ...