CHAPTER 11

Managing Agile Projects Using MS-Project

Objectives

On completion of the chapter you should be able to

  1. Understand the use of Agile Templates in MS-Project
  2. Understand about the Sprints and Backlog tasks
  3. Understand how custom fields in MS-Project can help Agile Project Management

In previous chapters, we did discuss how we can use Microsoft Project to plan and track Information Technology Projects. However, we did not discuss about using MS-Project for managing Agile Projects. Though there are software tools available in the market to manage projects specifically based on Agile Methodology, we can use some features of MS-­Project for the same.

In the recent past, Microsoft has introduced templates for the agile project, which provide ...

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