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User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development

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Chapter 10. Planning an Iteration

Release planning has left us with a coarse-grained allocation of stories to the iterations that comprise a release. This level of planning—not so much detail that we give the false feeling of precision and accuracy, but enough planning that we can base actions on it—is ideal for planning a release. However, at the start of each iteration it is important to take the planning process one step further.

Iteration Planning Overview

To plan an iteration the whole team holds an iteration planning meeting. The customer as well as all of the developers (that is, programmers, testers and others) on the team attend and participate in this meeting. Because the team will be looking at the stories in detail, they will undoubtedly ...

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