(see also: Agile Moment: Equating Story Points to Time, Scrum Effort Estimation, Practical Guide Story Points Estimation, How Story Points relate to hours, Story Points vs. Task Hours, Planning Poker) Overview Estimating story points for user stories that implement features on the Scrum teams product roadmap / product backlog is a critical planning exercise. All Scrum teams shouldContinue reading “Agile Moment: How to estimate Story Points using Planning Poker”
Equating Story Points to Time = Bad I have found a common recurring issue on some of my Scrum teams over the years regarding equation of time (hours, days, weeks, months) to story points for user stories.
An analysis Jim Whitehurst discussed the interactions or lack thereof between infrastructure and operational folks and the guys who are locked in the closet – developers – in an interview with Fredric Paul (Network World). They discussed the fact that software is becoming ever more omnipresent in technology. It is the first level of interactionContinue reading “Whitehurst: on DevOps, apps, and infrastructure; Blogagility – Agile Scrum is the answer”
The world is changing, becoming smaller and smaller everyday thanks in large part to technology.
Originally posted on http://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog I am a fan of Mike Cohn and follow his blog, books, and courses regularly. He makes a great point about how we sometimes jump right into solving the problem rather than stating goals, documenting requirements, constraints and criteria for acceptance. Read more at his blog… Critiquing One of My Own RealContinue reading “Critiquing One of My Own Real User Stories”