Chapter 7. Project Backlog

In the last chapter you created a User Stories list, which you'll use to collect the features of the project. Once these have all been identified, the collection of user stories will now be the definition of the work to be done. In this chapter you'll begin using these to start planning the project.

Describing Agile Methodology

A key principle in agile methodology is dividing the work into a series of iterations.

Using Iterations

Here is a simple analogy to help you envision this process. You go to the mall on a serious shopping spree and fill up your car with boxes, bags, and packages of all shapes and sizes. You arrive home and are faced with the task of bringing everything into the house. You quickly realize that you ...

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