Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: Adding up the hours for the burndown
- On Friday, July 28, 2006, at 10:52:30 AM, aefager wrote:
> I had a bad experience with this. Our ScrumMaster decided that sinceYour ScrumMaster should be defrocked.
> we were already updating the burndown, that the daily meeting was not
> needed. Instead, I had to go to the whole team and get by email what
> they were working on, remind them to update the burndown, and what
> they got done yesterday, merge it into one email, and send that out
> to all the chickens. Two hours of hunting and fetching, instead of a
> 15 minute meeting, because the SM was in a different building and
> running multiple scrums at once. I did not feel very agile, and it
> started due to the burndown not being a part of the Daily Scrum
> Meeting. A horror story and an extreme case, I hope, but still, the
> chance to see the numbers drop all together in one meeting is a boost
> that I missed.
Thousands of years ago, the first man discovered how to make fire.
He was probably burned at the stake he had taught his brothers to
light - Howard Roark (The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand)