39428Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: Extending a Sprint
- Jun 29, 2009Hello Michael,
Hmmm. In that case, I'd likely suggest going to weekly sprints
Monday, June 29, 2009, 10:56:49 PM, you wrote:
> My general position is to not extend Sprints, to follow the timebox--
> quite religiously because it drives the wrong team behavior, of "oh
> if we have just a few more days we can get this other thing done, or
> we didn't quite get this done, so just give us some more time and .
> . ." If you don't like those rules, don't do Scrum, do Kanban.
> For those who suggested extending the length by a few days, or do
> different Sprint lengths, I have a question:
> what if you had a team with a few members who asked to do this
> same thing (extend the Sprint) every second Sprint because they were
> on a monthly release cycle and this always happened? (I ask because,
> knowing some inside information about the question posed, this is
> what in fact has happened). Would you make the same recommendation, or a different one?
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