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55100Re: Velocity Question

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  • JackM
    May 9, 2012
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      I use a moving average for velocity. It works best. Pick moving average across 3 or 4 sprints.

      Cheers
      Jack
      www.agilebuddy.com

      --- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, Rama Bharti <ramabharti@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > I have a question on velocity.
      >
      > For instance, you have sprint 1 and sprint 2.
      >
      > Sprint 1 has 5 stories which in total is 50 story points. Each story
      > is of size 10 story point.
      > Sprint 2 has 5 stories which in total is 50 story points. Each story
      > is of size 10 story point.
      >
      > Now sprint 1 ends with 3 stories completed and 2 story partially
      > completed( 80 %done). What will be velocity of Sprint 1? I assume it
      > will be 30.
      >
      > Now pending 2 stories are moved to sprint 2. and at the end of sprint
      > 2 , all seven stories are finished( 2 which were moved from Sprint1
      > and 5 Sprint2 stories). So velocity of sprint 2 is 70.
      >
      > How do you explain this difference in velocity to management?
      >
      >
      > Thanks.
      >
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