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Disciplined Agile Delivery: A Practitioner’s Guide to Agile Software Delivery in the Enterprise by Mark Lines, Scott W. Ambler

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Chapter 13. The Construction Phase

“Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone.”

Lyn Yutang

Agile development has always entailed creating a solution in a series of increments. Each increment is completed in a fixed, timeboxed period of time, called an iteration or sprint. Disciplined agile teams work closely with their stakeholders throughout each iteration, focusing on performing the highest value work as defined by their stakeholders. The primary goal of the Construction phase is to produce a consumable solution that provides business value to your organization and meets or exceeds the minimum required functionality to justify the cost of deploying it. In each Construction iteration we evolve ...

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