Re: [scrumdevelopment] When do "story points" get frozen?
- On 11/1/07, Arnette, Bill <billa@...> wrote:
> I understand that you don't want to re-estimate the story points during a sprint. But howNo problem to re-estimate during the sprint planning. It happens all
> about if you esitmate a story for the product backlog thinking you'll do it one way, but then
> for the sprint, realize that you could do it another way that still meets the story but can be
> done in half the time? Re-estimate the story during the sprint planning?
the time as a PO clarifies user stories and negotiates the sprint
When the sprint planning is over, the sprint backlog has been
committed to and the sprint has started, that is the moment to freeze
your story point estimates, for reasons already pointed out (estimates
become less valuable for predictions if adjusted with knowledge not
normally known during the estimation process).
Martin Schapendonk, martin@...