Re: [scrumdevelopment] Burndown chart and Scrum meeting
- On Friday, October 8, 2004, at 2:20:51 AM, Shimmings, Ian wrote:
> After trying a number of fairly unsuccessful ways to get the estimatesCool. Oddly enough, that sounds like the exact way we did it on the C3
> down somewhere, we started simply writing the sprint backlog tasks and
> estimates (one weeks worth) on a large white board. Everyone seemed to
> like it and it proved very successful - still using it in sprint 8.
project, and the way that I teach when I've done XP Immersion classes. It
continues to be my favorite approach.
A team I'm working with just now tapes their story cards up on a foam board
and tapes the task and test cards underneath. Very neat. I like the
whiteboard thing because it can be read from further away.
> I think the key to it working was that THE TEAM recognised the need forI guess I need to reread the Scrum book. I had forgotten that Scrum
> the estimates to be written somewhere and then THE TEAM worked out how
> best to do it. It also helped that we started colour coding so red
> numbers for estimates and green zeros and lines through the days for
> done. It became a great motivator for the team, a useful 'at-a-glance'
> view of progress and gave visiting sponsors/managers a really tangible
> view of progress.
included tasks and task estimates.
It's easier to act your way into a new way of thinking
than to think your way into a new way of acting. --Millard Fuller