Peter Stevens Scrum Breakfast Blog

03-12-2017

A concrete alternative to estimating story points in Scrum

Estimating is such a pain. I remember when I first read about Scrum and saw that the team was responsible for estimates, not the Scrum Master. […]
28-05-2011

The Key to Good Estimates

Everybody knows the I in INVEST: each User Story or Product Backlog Item must be independent of the others.  This means that errors can cancel each […]
11-05-2010

Using affinity estimating to choose the Sessions for the Lean Agile Scrum Conference in Zurich

The LAS Conference Organizing Committee met last night to select the sessions for the LAS Conference in September. We had some 26 proposals from 19 speakers […]
16-02-2008

More on Selling Story Points to Management

Useful as they are, Story Points are not uncontroversial nor is this problem of creating a “reference kilogram” for code trivial. One problem we had on […]
13-02-2008

Explaining Story Points to Management

During the February Scrum Breakfast in Zurich, the question arised, “How do I explain Story Points to Management?” A good question, and in all honesty, developers […]

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