Flashcards in Week 5 Deck (12):
What is scrum?
Development framework, initially for SW, but can be modified for HW
How do sprints work?
Period time (2weeks) where each member delivers deliverables
ALWAYS must be a stable product
If 2 weeks isn’t enough for a sprint...
Deliverables weren’t delegated properly
Nature of work deep->requires longer period
What is the sprint process?
Meeting at beginning
Report in progress
New tasks delegated through combo of developer preferences and managers with load assessment
At end; new items assigned and review which deliverables were completed and not completed
What are the 3 roles at each scrum?
Scrum master: removes blockers
Product owner: defines requirements, constant user testing, scheduling, demos etc
Development team: everyone else
How are tasks assigned?
By understanding the value of deliverables and effort
Could use weight assignments
What is cost projection?
Try to project cash-flow until product launch
Requires constant revision
Projection = before starting
4 steps in cost projection
1. Identify cost items (equipment, labor etc)
2. Estimate each item
3. Unexpected costs
4. Track cumulative differences with adjustments
A possible event that can affect a project outcome or component
What are two factors to consider in risk?
Probability and impact
What are the 4 ways to manage risk?
Delay (delay event)
Transfer (ex insurance)