3403Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: SCRUM & Change / Defect Management
- May 3, 2004
> From: "J. B. Rainsberger" <jbrains@...>Joe and Brad,
> w6rabbit wrote:
> <snip />
> > This is exactly my point.
> > I only want them to re-estimate how much
> > time is remaining and not get caught up
> > in "how much time did I spend on this."
> > But that does not appear, to me, to be
> > how XPlanner works.
> I understand a bit better now. XPlanner expects you to track time spent
> rather than time remaining?
and related messages in a recent thread on this topic.
> > For something that I took to be specificallyI'm not sure why that's an odd XP feature. IIRC (I don't have the
> > tailored for XP, that seemed very odd to me.
> > I assume I'm misunderstanding something.
book in front of me right now) the Planning Extreme Programming book
shows examples of time tracking.
> >>>I can imagine requiring each to re-estimateI'm curious why your developers are fine with daily updating of
> >>>the units left on a task, but it's hard to
> >>>imagine getting them to track their time
> >>>daily without a fight.
> >>that information. You have to fight them to do this? It takes less
> > than one minute per task.
> > No. They are fine with this. It was
> > XPlanner that I was confused on.
their remaining time estimates but they fight tracking actual time
(again, for the purpose of calculating remaining time in the XPlanner
> Hm. Is there any way to hack XPlanner in the meantime to get it to workSee the messages referenced above.
> the way you (and I) would expect it to work?
Eventually I'd like to extend XPlanner so that the planning and
tracking can be configured to handle a wide range of XP process
variants. This (and a Scrum-specific web skin) should also make
it an even better fit for Scrum teams.
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