The first thing the Data Analyst and DBA will do is sit down with the project manager and Scrum Master (and/or the lead developer), and quickly go through a checklist, to get an idea of the scope of the project and the amount of work that will be involved. They will use this information to come up with an initial estimate of hours for the work that will be involved on the data side. Depending on this estimate, the Data Services manager may decide to add more resources to the project (if any are available), or reallocate resources, based on their availability.
The Data Services checklist contains questions such as these:
· What is the estimated duration of the project?
· What type of database(s) is/are ...