Best practices for effective velocity tracking

Tools and techniques

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J. Jeffrey Hanson

Date archived: April 18, 2019 | First published: December 04, 2012

Using velocity tracking, project managers strive to measure and monitor the productivity of software developers and others participating in an Agile-based project. This article examines the concepts behind velocity tracking. It also discusses tools that help facilitate effective implementation and maintenance of these concepts, such as iterations, burn-down and burn-up charts, backlogs, and issue-tracking systems.

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