This post on Dave Cheong blog, gave me the idea of writing this post about time boxing.

First let’s define time boxing as a time / project management tool (quoting from the post):

Time boxing is about fixing the time we have available to work on a given task and then doing the best we can within that time frame

Why do I like time boxing?? Here is a list of items:

  • No slip, adjust requirements or scope
  • Feel the rhythm, be aware of time
  • Dates are fixed, requirements are not
  • It helps in delivery at a constant pace
  • It’s easy to track
  • It’s easy to understand for customers
  • It forces you to split requirements and then complexity
  • It’s good to celebrate regularly


Do you want to add your items to this list??


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