Planning-poker tag is used to ask questions about this interesting planning technique. Planning poker is the method of planning used in scrum to reach a consensus on the estimation of a task.

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Aligning story points' value

We've ended up with non-linear weighing of our points. I worry this makes reporting velocity data erroneous. Background: A fairly traditional deck is used: ?, 0, ½, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 20, 40, 100, ...
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Story Points to Ideal Days

History I work within a IT Team for my business that delivers (Develops & Unit Tests, QA, UAT and Releases) either system improvements or new systems to different areas of our business. The team ...
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How should a team handle disagreements about story-point estimates in Scrum?

During estimation, the Product Owner presents a user story that seems clear to a team that usually knows their strengths and weaknesses, and that is not hostile. What should the Scrum Master do if the ...
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Planning poker on virtual teams

I'm looking for a way to make it easier to perform planning poker on a virtual team (i.e. a team that is not co-located with one another). Requirements for a successful planning poker: Since we're ...
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Can planning poker in very heterogeneous teams help estimate user stories accurately?

Picture a very heterogeneous team, where every member knows just his/her field or just a part of his/her field and very very limited part of some other fields. Does it makes sense to do the ...
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Should a client/customer be in the room or participating during planning poker?

From my understanding, planning poker involves the development team or the executors of the project and the project manager or the project owner. I recently had a debate with our project manager on ...