Chapter 14. Initiating a Construction Iteration

Sometimes the work we want to do is not the same as the work that needs doing or the work we’re getting paid for.

This chapter describes how to smoothly initiate a Construction iteration. How you begin each iteration is critical for your successful execution of Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) projects. You also learn that these initiation activities can potentially be streamlined by some look-ahead work in the previous iteration, albeit at risk of doing a bit of needless work if your direction subsequently changes. The two key activities are iteration planning and iteration modeling.

This chapter uses terminology that assumes that your team is following a tailoring of the Disciplined Agile Delivery ...

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