Mastering the Iteration: An Agile White Paper
Source: Rally Software Development
The heartbeat of agile development is the iteration the ability of the team to create working, tested, value delivered code in a short time box with the goal of producing an increment of potentially shippable code at the end of each iteration. This is a significant challenge for the team, and mastering this skill takes guidance and practice. In this paper, Dean Leffingwell describes the basic iteration pattern and the activities that a team engages in to meet this key challenge.