## 55100Re: Velocity Question

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• 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.

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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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