Chapter 13

Managing Time and Cost

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding what’s unique about time management on agile projects

arrow Finding out how to manage time on agile projects

arrow Recognizing how cost management is different on agile projects

arrow Seeing how to manage cost on agile projects

Managing project time and project costs are typically key aspects of managing a project. In this chapter, you see agile approaches to time and cost management. You find out how to use a scrum team’s development speed to determine time and cost on a given project and how to increase development speed to lower your project’s time and cost.

What’s Different About Time in Agile

In project management terms, time refers to the processes that ensure timely project completion. To understand time management in agile, it helps to review some of the Agile Principles I discuss in Chapter 2:

the12principles.eps 1. Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.

2. Welcome changing requirements, ...

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