39922Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: Exchanging stories within the sprint...
- Jul 16, 2009A scrum backlog is frozen. That being said you also have to recognize two more immutable rules. The PO has one more vote than anyone else and dead scrummasters add no value.
What to do. What to do.
So the first thing is to see what stories have not been started. If the estimated time they represent equals or is greater than the time the new thing needs, the PO can swap them. This covered by the "OK, what don't you want done" clause". The other option is blow up the sprint.
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From: Ron Jeffries
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 08:09:07 -0400
Subject: Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: Exchanging stories within the sprint...
Hello, Petri. On Thursday, July 16, 2009, at 2:52:05 AM, you
>>Yes. My point is that the PM isn't supposed to go around the PO.
>> Yes. The PO has the sole responsibility to select what is to be
>> done, AFAIK.
> 100%, but the team must still accept that change. And they have
> the right to say no, which then means that the product backlog is
> changed, or that the PO must make other prioritizations so that
> the story fits in the sprint (like removing other lower priority stories off the sprint).
Agreed that the team accepts the change or not. In fact, canonical
Scrum said that no changes were allowed at all, if I correctly
A lot of preconceptions can be dismissed when you actually
try something out. -- Bruce Eckel
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