Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Some Story Points


velocity is a useful long-term predictor but is not a useful short-term predictor

Mike Cohn

Story points are an artificial, relative unit of measure for development effort, often combined with to .

Story points are coarse and atomic, arising from intuitive inductive judgement. Trade accuracy for speed, at the possible cost of future rework.

may use tools — such as planning poker — to reach collective valuations.

Estimates for
epics — supersized stories not yet decomposed — are almost always inaccurate.

So avoid unfounded perceptions of precision by limiting point values to a sequence — often inspired by Fibonacci.



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