3Launching a Team Project

TSPi projects start with a launch step, in which the instructor describes the team launch process. This chapter begins with a brief discussion of why you need a team launch, followed by a review of team goals and how to set them. The chapter concludes with a description of the steps in the launch process and the launch scripts. Following the team launch, the teams hold their first weekly meeting and agree on how and when they will provide their weekly data to the planning manager. Then they follow the TSPi to plan, track, and run their projects.

3.1 Why Conduct a Team Launch?

There are several reasons to start projects with a launch. The process of forming and building a team does not happen by accident, and it takes ...

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