A Useful Sprint Review Format

A Useful Sprint Review Format

What is a Sprint Review? A Sprint Review is a short (0.5 – 1 hour) meeting at the end of a sprint. It speaks to the questions of: What value have we delivered? What feedback do our stakeholders have? What’s coming up? Why is a Good Structure Needed? Because people …

Why Use Story Points for Estimating

Why Use Story Points for Estimating

The Backstory At a recent sprint planning session with a new Agile team, one of our team members asked why wouldn’t we use time estimates, as opposed to story points?   The answer is they serve different purposes.  Story points aren’t time estimates.  They are actually relative measures of complexity between …