Shawn Tabor asks whether there is a difference estimating projects in story points or days. Neil has used four methods to estimating work in Dynamics 365 projects using Scrum: counting cards, estimating time, t-shirt sizing and story points. Find out which one works best and why…Read More
Jonas Wauters from KPMG Belgium has a challenge pitching a Dynamics 365 project using Scrum to a prospective client. In particular, he'd like to know how to handle it when clients ask those three little questions:
What are you going to deliver?
When are you going to deliver it?
How much is it going to cost?
In Scrum Dynamics episode 11, I discuss using planning poker to estimating product backlog items. Planning poker is a team game for estimating work. It's often used by Scrum teams during backlog refinement workshops or sprint planning to estimate the size of product backlog items.Read More
Planning poker is a team game for estimating work. It's often used by Scrum teams during backlog refinement workshops or sprint planning to estimate the size of product backlog items. In my Dynamics 365 projects, we play planning poker to estimate the complexity of our epics, user stories, chores, bugs and spikes.Read More
In episode 8, Dermot and Neil answer podcast listeners questions about estimating technical debt, proiritizing dependent stories, emergent design, business analysts as part of the development team, and planning Scrum projects during the sales cycle.
This episode is sponsored by the D365UG. Find out how you can win a complimentary ticket to the D365UG Summit in Phoenix.Read More
Todd Mercer asked whether spikes, chores and bugs should be estimated and included in velocity tracking. In this article, I outline the approach that I take with my Scrum teams.Read More