## Re: Actual velocity and estimations

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• ... OK. You are going to derive another measure by combining two existing measures. But what are you going to do with that new measure? (Forgive my Socratic
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OK. You are going to derive another measure by combining two existing measures. But
what are you going to do with that new measure? (Forgive my Socratic approach; I just
don't want to bias things by making suggestions :-)

Regards,

Lance

--- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, "Ivo Verus" <ivo.verus@...> wrote:
>
>
> Velocity will be used for calculating the actual focus factor for this
> sprint.
>
> Regards,
> Ivo
>
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 10:41 PM, Lance Walton <LanceWalton@...> wrote:
>
> > Hi.
> >
> > The measurement of velocity is not an end but a means. If you figure out
> > what you want to
> > use the velocity measurement for, then the answer will probably become
> > apparent.
> >
> > What do you want to use your velocity measurements for?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Lance
> >
> >
> > --- In
scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com<scrumdevelopment%40yahoogroups.com>,
> > "Ivo Verus" <ivo.verus@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Happy New Year to everyone
> > >
> > > I've very simple question. I know that this had to be discussed here
> > earlier
> > > but unfortunatelly I cannot find it in my archieve, so here it is again
> > :)
> > > We have estimated stories before the sprint, but one issue wasn't too
> > much
> > > clear. After two days we received details that has increased the
> > estimation
> > > for 3 story points.
> > > The story is completed within this sprint.
> > >
> > > My question is should we count for actual velocity originaly estimated
> > story
> > > points or we should increase that number by 3 story points (all stories
> > are
> > > completed)?
> > >
> > > What if everything was clear at beggining and we increased the estimation
> > > after two days? In this case we should take into considaration the
> > original
> > > estimation, right?
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > > Ivo Verus
> > >
> >
> >
> >
>
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