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Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust by Jeff Sutherland, Ken Schwaber

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Appendix 1: Terminology

Baseline A line that is a base for measurement. In a burndown chart, it reflects the point in time when no requirements work remains to be done to complete the release.
Burndown chart A chart that tracks the amount of requirements work remaining on a release across time, where time is measured in Sprints.
Daily Scrum meeting The Daily Scrum is a 15-minute time-boxed event for the Development Team to synchronize activities and create a plan for the next 24 hours. This is done by inspecting the work since the last Daily Scrum and forecasting the work that could be done before the next one. The Daily Scrum is held at the same time and place each day to reduce complexity. During the meeting, each Development Team member explains: img What has been accomplished since the last meeting? img What will be done before the next meeting? img What obstacles are in the way?
Development Team The Development Team consists of professionals who do the work of delivering a potentially releasable increment of “Done” product at the end of each Sprint. Only members of the Development Team create the increments.
Emergence The way complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity ...

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