Review of Section 8: Estimate, Prioritize, and Plan

THE OSPACS TEAM’s adoption of test-driven development (TDD) and customer testing, combined with the other Agile practices it had introduced over the past few months, at last allowed the developers to deliver consistently high-quality software at the end of each iteration. Consequently, they were much more confident about their ability to plan so that in the future, the business should get more of the software it wants at the time it needs it. Therefore, the team adopted a more Agile approach to estimating, prioritizing, and planning by taking the following actions:

  • Planned around the delivery of stories—They oriented their planning around the delivery of stories, so the story cards became ...

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