Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: How well understood should a PBI or User Story be at various points in its lifecycle?
- Hi Avi,My two cents... in my experience, time-boxing a meeting with the symptoms you've described results in only a shorter meeting - not better results.Have you tried different meeting structures here? Like group story mapping?Best,AndrewOn Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 6:54 AM, avinap77 <avi.naparstek@...> wrote:I've personally been to too many meetings where people spent hours (literally hours) talking about what they want to build, ignoring the fact that it would never really happen.
In my experience timeboxing these discussions is one of many things that helps keep focus on the one most important thing to build instead of on the 20 other things that may or may not.--
- p.s. While we're at it:
The ScrumMaster acts as a coach for the Scrum Team, helping them to execute the Scrum process. He helps them to work together and to learn the Scrum framework, and protects them from both internal and external distractions. **He may facilitate meetings**, and helps keep the Scrum Team on track, productive, and growing in ability.
(Agile Atlas, I think you know which page)
I'm in fact addressing the root cause of this discussion - here:
Have a happy week,
and don't take me too seriousely - I would be deeply offended if you did...
We're not building nuclear missiles, nor promoting world peace.
It's just software, Try to remember it.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "avinap77" wrote:
> Healthy sense of self-humor helps too..
> With greatest respect, Really.
> --- In email@example.com, Ron Jeffries wrote:
> > Hi Avi,
> > On Jan 12, 2013, at 5:21 AM, "avinap77" wrote:
> > > So what's the deal with facilitation? is it in or out?
> > You win. The word "facilitates" appears in the Scrum Guide.
> > Ron Jeffries
> > www.XProgramming.com
> > I have two cats, and a big house full of cat stuff.
> > The cats fight and divide up the house, messing up their own lives.
> > Nice work cats.
> > Meow.