…you have a burn-down chart that you are using to track remaining work. The burn-down chart is a big visible chart of the project state, and serves as a team motivator and sanity check. Work has been broken into unique specific tasks.
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See source for background information.
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Do not reduce the amount of remaining work that arises from progress on partially completed tasks.
✣ ✣ ✣[[wish::As product owner, you are only interested in items that are done and ready to release. You want to interpret the burn-down chart as a good portrayal of estimated remaining effort, and to use that portrayal to develop confidence in meeting the sprint’s actual business goals of done functionality.|]]