Fixed-Scope Release | Glossary


Fixed-Scope Release is one that has a specific set of features. The delivery date on features, and the costs are fixed. The steps required in a Fixed-Scope Release are as follows :

Step 1 : Groom the Product Backlog to include at least Product Backlog Items (PBIs)

Step 2 : Determine the total size of the PBis to be delivered

Step 3: Measure/ estimate the team’s velocity

Step 4: Divide the total size of the PBIs by fastest velocity in range

Step 5: Divide the total size of the PBIs by slowest velocity in range

Further Reading

  • “Agile Project Management”(book), by Jim Highsmith.

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