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Re: Sprint Planning when the team is mostly absent...

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  • umasrikumar
    ... would have a prioritised backlog ready to go when other members arein. In my experience, planned absences like PTO are easier to handle. But sick days,
    Message 1 of 13 , Mar 24, 2009
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      > b) get the 2 members on the ground to commit to what they (as the effective team) can deliver and rerun the sprint planning when the rest are in

      would have a prioritised backlog ready to go when other members arein.

      In my experience, planned absences like PTO are easier to handle. But sick days, especially extended ones are much harder.

      --- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Sutton" <mike.sutton@...> wrote:
      >
      > Imagine this..
      >
      > you are the coach of a team who start a new sprint 3 people down (2 out for the first 2 days, and the third is out for the week). They run 2 week sprints.
      >
      > There are only 2 developers on the ground for sprint planning..
      >
      > what would you advise?
      >
      > a) delay the sprint planning
      > b) get the 2 members on the ground to commit to what they (as the effective team) can deliver and rerun the sprint planning when the rest are in
      > c) cancel the sprint
      > d) delay the sprint start for 2 days and tag that to the end of the revised sprint length.
      > e) any other option.
      >
      > answers on a post card :)
      >
      > mike.sutton
      > csm.csp.cspo. certified.certifiable.
      >
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