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Planning Extreme Programming by Martin Fowler, Kent Beck

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Chapter 18. Iteration Planning Meeting

  • At the beginning of an iteration the team creates an iteration plan. This plan breaks down the iteration into development tasks of a few days, each with a programmer responsible for its completion.

The iteration planning meeting is the first thing you do in the iteration. It shouldn't take any more than a day, and most teams will do it in under a day. All of the team should attend, as well as the customer. Find a comfortable room with plenty of whiteboard space.

Here's an overview of the sequence. (This is just a summary. We'll describe what it all means in a moment.)

  • Read out the stories for this iteration.

  • Write on the whiteboard all the tasks that need to be done for each story.

  • Add to the list any technical ...

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