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timeboxing

In project management, timeboxing is the allocation of a fixed amount of time to complete each aspect of the overall project. It is used in software development; for example, the Scrum method divides each part of the project into a Sprint, which is typically 30 days. Other methods may have 60 or 90 day timeboxes. See Scrum.
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It explains how to streamline processes and become more effective; keep time logs; set goals and priorities; use tools like to-do lists, calendars and schedules, habits and routines, timeboxing, and clocks and timers; get past procrastination; overcome perfection; deal with distractions and interruptions; collaborate; help others with time management; and create a personal plan.
The workshop continues with the best practices for agile requirements, with topics like collaboration techniques, timeboxing and communication serving as the main components.
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