to try it for yourself. If you would like a template of the MS Excel spreadsheet that we use you can download it from http://www.solutionsiq.com/agile_index.html.
About the Author
Tamara Sulaiman is a Team Lead, PMP and Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) at SolutionsIQ. Tamara brings over 15 years of experience in business management and software development to a spectrum of industries including: information technology, construction, international development, and education. Since 2003 Tamara has assisted teams in transitioning to Agile methods. As a Team Leader, Scrum Trainer, and Project Manager, she is focused on providing value to key stakeholders and customers through effective delivery of software. As an educator and coach she brings her wide ranging professional expertise to training and mentoring teams new to Agile and the Scrum framework. Tamara is co-author of the original research paper "AgileEVM - Earned Value Management" and has presented her work at the Agile 2006 International Conference in Minneapolis and the Agile Business Conference 2006 in London. She is co-originator of the AgileEVM materials and processes that integrate the traditional project management practice of Earned Value Management with the Scrum framework.
 See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earned_value_management
 Cohn, Mike "Agile Estimating and Planning" Prentice-Hall, Nov 1, 2005