Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Esther Schindler quoted me in her article, Getting Clueful: 7 Things CIOs Should Know About Agile Development, on CIO.com. Unfortunately, my advice got altered a little in the editing process. She says,
Consultant George Dinwiddie from iDIA Computing suggests using a burn-down chart to track project progress.
I actually recommend a burn-up chart to track project progress, and a burn-down chart to track iteration progress. There are specific reasons that I think a burn-up chart is superior to a burn-down for tracking over the course of a project or release. I’ve been meaning to write a long post about this, but haven’t found the time. I just wanted to correct the record, in the mean time.
The full comments of my note to Esther: (Continued)