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Re: Sprint Goal and extra stories

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  • JackM
    What we do is we select buffer stories which we don t sign up for but if we finish ahead of time, we pull them in. But we don t add it to the burndown until we
    Message 1 of 24 , Oct 29, 2012
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      What we do is we select buffer stories which we don't sign up for but if we finish ahead of time, we pull them in.

      But we don't add it to the burndown until we pull it in.

      Hope this helps
      Jack

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      --- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, Gercel Silva <gercel@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi folks,
      >
      > What do you guys think about having a story that the team did not forecast
      > to deliver in the Sprint Backlog just because the team 'might' have it done
      > by the end of the Sprint? I've seen it happen recently and people say that
      > the whole sprint is what is 'possible' and the goal should match only a
      > subset of the stories in it, which the team is commited to deliver.
      >
      > The burndown chart includes those 'extra stories' since the beginning and
      > it is not uncommom that by the end of the sprint they are untouched. The
      > sprint is considered sucessfull but the sprint backlog/burndown show that
      > there is still work to be done (extra stories that go to the next sprint).
      >
      > How would you advise people in this situation?
      >
      > Regards,
      > Gercel Silva
      >
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