41088Re: [scrumdevelopment] Estimates changing drastically during the iteration
- Sep 2, 2009Hello, Andrew. On Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at 1:44:11 PM,
> Our team is finding that when we go to actually implement a piece ofPerhaps your stories are too big?
> functionality, sometimes we realize that our estimates during the planning
> meeting were way off. Thus, we have to get together and re-determine what
> stories we can actually get done during the iteration, and what we can't,
> including meeting with the PO to get a "priorities" perspective. Note that
> this isn't a change like "oh, and we need this added to the feature too",
> but "oh crap, we can't do this this way on our architecture, we have to do
> it this completely different way". Is this normal? How can it be mitigated?
Do you do a quick design discussion before commitment?
> The PO asked us yesterday how he's supposed to trust our estimates, and,He's supposed to trust your velocity.
> frankly, I thought it was a very valid question.
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