Product and Release Planning Practices for Extreme Programming

  • Gert van Valkenhoef
  • Tommi Tervonen
  • Bert de Brock
  • Douwe Postmus
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 48)


Extreme Programming (XP) is an agile software development methodology defined through a set of practices and values. Although the value of XP is well-established through various real-life case studies, it lacks practices for project management. In order to enable XP for larger projects, we provide the rolling forecast practice to support product planning, and an optimization model to assist in release planning. We briefly evaluate the new practices with a real-life case study.


Planning extreme programming integer programming 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gert van Valkenhoef
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tommi Tervonen
    • 1
  • Bert de Brock
    • 1
  • Douwe Postmus
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Economics and BusinessUniversity of GroningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Dep. of EpidemiologyUniversity Medical Center GroningenThe Netherlands

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