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Managing Iterative Software Development Projects by Ian Spence, Kurt Bittner

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9Iteration, Phase, and Project Assessments

“Good judgment comes from experience, most of which comes from bad judgment.”Unknown

By now you should understand that no plan is perfect, and every plan must be frequently adjusted to reflect new realities and risks. Assessment is the mechanism by which you take stock of where you are so that you can make course corrections to improve the chances that you will end up where you want to be. Assessments, at least in our context, are not undertaken to punish or blame but rather to learn and improve.

Assessment, of course, happens daily and informally on a moment-by-moment basis. Informal, personal assessment is important, but it is not enough when working with a team of people. People’s perceptions ...

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