4009Re: [scrumdevelopment] Tasks no longer than 16 hours
- Jul 30, 2004seems you want to plan upfornt - is always this issue that leads to
- you do not need to worry about this - I mean, do you best in
planning as you can, if you know exactly what is going to be done,
write it done - if not, not. If you have a 4days task, ok. The one who
will start working on this task will be able to adjust and maybe will
create 2 single tasks or will add 4 additional ones. It is up to him.
A four our planning meeting with 24 developers - to much - from my
point of view. I would work with a Scrum of Scrum. Let select the
backlog items by your Scrum Masters and they will then work out the
tasks within their teams. If you have dependencies - work them out
during the sprint.
On 29.07.2004, at 23:10, Joel wrote:
> I guess that I need reminding about the rules or to tap into some
> practical experiences. Large tasks with lower priority get onto the
> Product Backlog with large chunks of estimated time, right? The
> term "place holders" comes to mind.
> When, and who breaks down these into small tasks and does everyone
> stick with the 16 hour maximum rule?
> Is this the job of the team during Sprint Planning Phase 2, without
> the Product Owner?
> I am preparing for the training and first sprint of a new project
> team. They will have 24 people on the team, working from multiple
> locations, the breakdown into sub-teams will be done during the
> Sprint Planning meeting. They will be coming together for the
> initial training and the Sprint Planning Meeting. It seems
> cumbersome to be doing the breakdown in a room with 24 people in it,
> and a lot of 16 hour tasks to be created.
> How have others done this?
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