Pattern: Execute projects to develop and improve products

Foundation Pattern: Use projects and milestones to drive product development

The Pattern

Traditional Mt Everest ascent plan. In our analogy the routes between base camps equate to project phases. Image credit:
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Considerations / Objections

A project based approach is not compatible with Agile principles

Products, not projects

Our product is stable and we are not making significant improvements to it

See also

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