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Re: [scrumdevelopment] creating sprint theme

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  • Ron Jeffries
    Hello, mislocin. On Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 7:54:27 AM, you ... Indeed. Scrum is not much into assignment , it is into self-organizing teams.
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      Hello, mislocin. On Saturday, December 6, 2008, at 7:54:27 AM, you
      wrote:

      > 1) assign a theme to developer and make them working in such siloses,
      > this way high prio stories from each of siloses will be finished
      > first, however internal team communication and team spirit may suffer

      Indeed. Scrum is not much into "assignment", it is into
      self-organizing teams. Therefore ...

      > 2) assign a theme to a sprint and let all developers work on single
      > theme for duration of a sprint, however this would mean that high prio
      > items from 3rd theme would be implemented in 3rd sprint

      Yes. But unless you are planning to release sooner, will that be a
      problem? And isn't getting /something/ done every Sprint more
      valuable than not getting anything done?

      > 3) make sprints shorter and assign theme to a sprint, this way - all
      > developers focus on a single theme but since iterations are shorter,
      > high prio stories from 3rd theme are implemented faster

      Sooner. Not necessarily faster. Sooner could be good.

      Ron Jeffries
      www.XProgramming.com
      www.xprogramming.com/blog
      Knowledge must come through action;
      you can have no test which is not fanciful,
      save by trial. -- Sophocles
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