Tag Archive: estimating

Mar 22

The affinity method for estimating stories

Planning poker is quite a popular method for estimating stories, but one of the huge drawbacks on complex projects is that it takes forever, especially if you have over 20 stories. Here is a step-by-step guide for how I guide teams through a much quicker process for estimating stories.

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Oct 20

Scrum Ceremonies: Sprint Planning

What’s a Sprint? Firstly a definition for you:  A sprint is defined as a set period of time where the team works to achieve goals within that time period.  If you like, a rugby game consists of two sprints, each of 40 minutes duration.  In business we need a little longer to achieve our goals …

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