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Extreme Programming Installed by Chet Hendrickson, Ann Anderson, Ron Jeffries

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Tracking

If the main point of the iteration is to get stories done, then the main purpose of steering the iteration is to make that happen. All during the iteration, we want to steer so as to make sure that as many stories as possible get completed. To accomplish that, we need to track the tasks. Sometimes, we call the person with this responsibility the tracker.

The team needs to check, every few days, how all the tasks are going. You can do this by having the tracker go around to all the programmers every few days or by covering task progress at the morning stand-up. Having someone make the rounds is better if you can find someone who can do it without driving everyone mad—do you hear me—mad.

Sometimes a programmer will go off track. She may ...

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