I was very surprised to read, in this question, the mention of “batteries” as a PM tool, seemingly linked to Scrum. The OP talks about an article about their use, but none of my desperate Googling efforts helped.
So, since other people seemed to have no trouble with the term, I hope those same can now explain :)
What is a battery in the context of PM? Within which methodology is it used / usable?
And, if applicable: what are their pros and cons?
Reference articles would be greatly appreciated too :)
Just for reference, the relevant part of the cited post:
We were handling [live issues] by batteries inside sprint. But I recently read article against using batteries and many points from it are true. Like:
- Battery is always used fully sometimes for other things not releated
- This influence on our velocity