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Project Management the Agile Way by John C. Goodpasture

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6

Planning and Scheduling

Adapting plans and estimates to changing customer needs and maximizing value at an affordable cost are the planning imperatives for agile projects.1

Planning is everything. Plans are nothing. No plan survives contact with [reality].

Field Marshall Helmuth Graf von Moltke

Module 1: Planning in the Enterprise Context

Where are we? And, what are we doing? No project is an island onto itself.

Module 1—Objectives

  • Discuss and explain the need for agile planning, especially in the enterprise context
  • Familiarize readers with planning drivers and the need to adapt

It’s Agile! Why Plan? Why Schedule? Why Estimate?

Why plan, why schedule? Indeed, the question might even be: Why estimate? It’s all going to change anyway.

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