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Work in Progress (WIP)

[wurk in prog-res]

Definition ofWork in Progress (WIP)

The Stories that the Team is currently working on.


This leads to the notion of Work in Progress (WIP), which is a collection of Stories that are actually being worked on all at the same time.
Managing the Work in Progress replaces the re-planning with constant planning and avoids unnecessary planning that later turns out to be wrong.

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"Work in Progress (WIP)." AccessedOct 20, 2020.