estimating projects

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Wed Jan 11 09:56:37 MST 2012


On 11 Jan 2012, at 09:43, Bart Whiteley wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 9:19 AM, Wade Preston Shearer
> <wadeshearer.lists at me.com> wrote:
>> Whether you're using Pivotal Tracker or not, what do those with scrum experience recommend?
> 
> Let me pull out my scrum poker card deck. It contains 0, 1/2, 1, 2, 3,
> 5, 8, 13, 20, 40, 100, Pi, infinity.
> Pi means "it's time to stop estimating and get a snack."
> I have four scrum card apps on my phone.  They all use that same
> scale, with minor variations.  One is missing '100', another is
> missing '1/2', some throw in a '?'.
> 
> I think that's fairly standard for scrum.  We've been doing it for
> several years and I've never heard anyone complain about the scale
> (though they do complain about other aspects).  I don't see a reason
> to invent something else.
> 

Seems like this could be a great topic for a UPHPU meeting presentation.



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