Chapter 7. Project Reporting—Keeping Everything Visible

A Scrum project is controlled by means of frequent inspection of the project followed by necessary adaptations. Some of this information is communicated face-to-face. For instance, the Daily Scrum is open to everyone; attendees can quickly get a feel for the tone, attitude, and progress of a Sprint. The Sprint review meeting provides monthly insight into whether the project is creating valuable functionality, as well as the quality and capabilities of that functionality. Other information is communicated in writing. For instance, the Product Backlog details a project’s requirements and lists them in order of priority. Everyone can evaluate the Product Backlog because it is stored in a public ...

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