Chapter 10

Agile Resource Optimization

Introduction

Resource optimization is an essential business value because it addresses the reality that the organization must contend with the scarcity of available resources.

Agile Planning Approach

Some initial planning is essential for large-scale deployments, and additional program meetings (Scrum of scrum) are required for enterprise Agile implementations. For organizations new to Agile, Cooke recommends a team of 10, which he estimates will take approximately three weeks to complete the Rational Unified Process (RUP) style initiation phase. Larger implementations require additional meetings by the product owners, Scrum masters, or project managers providing rollup program status updates also known ...

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