Planning Board

What Does Planning Board Mean?

A planning board is used to track a project during agile software development. Developers write on story cards and place them in prioritized order on the planning board. Progress is tracked weekly providing project members a way of visualizing how a given project is progressing.

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Techopedia Explains Planning Board

A planning board simplifies the planning and controlling of projects. Some of the benefits of using a planning board include viewing interrelationships, organizations and the planning schedule and assessing critical data such as:

  • Calculated Costs
  • Important Dates
  • Resources
  • Distributed Work
  • Capacities
  • Assignments
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