11729Re: [scrumdevelopment] what benefits can sub tasking bring to developers?
- Mar 1, 2006On Tuesday, February 28, 2006, at 10:50:24 PM, kittys shu wrote:
> How can we persuade developers to do this? Or, in other words, what are the big and obviousI like to see the team brainstorm the technical tasks that are to be
> benefits for them to show their private working steps?
done, but to see user stories signed up for, not tasks. (By the way
"user story" is, as far as I know, an XP term, not a Scrum term.)
Brainstorming the technical tasks is an explicit albeit small design
step and therefore it benefits the team by keeping everyone aware of
the intended design of each story, and allowing everyone to
Signing up for stories rather than tasks keeps the team focused on
story completion, not task completion. Thus, I prefer it.
It is a bad plan that admits of no modifications. -- Publius Syrus (ca. 42 BCE)
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