What is Planning Poker in Agile? In Agile Methodology, one term that you will regularly come across is “Planning Poker”, but what is it exactly? Well, sadly, it’s not organizing a game of stud poker with your workmates in your lunch break because the business you work for has just adopted Agile.
You might be wondering why you would want alternatives to planning poker. It’s not a bad system, but there are some problems with it. It is slow. It can take a long time to do planning poker estimation. I’ve seen sessions go for two or three hours, and it’s not fun. Throwing down cards is fun at first but it gets old really fast. Bickering over whether something is a 2 or a 3 is boring.
Planning Poker is an agile estimating and planning technique that is consensus based. To start a poker planning session, the product owner or customer reads an agile user story or describes a feature to the estimators. Each estimator is holding a deck of Planning Poker cards with values like 0, 1.Read More
Planning Poker, also called Scrum poker, is a consensus-based technique for estimating, mostly used to estimate effort or relative size of user stories in software development. Just tap on any number of the Fibonacci sequence. The selected number will be shown in the main area but is hidden in the first place. When all team members are ready to reveal their estimation, tap on the main area to.Read More
Share tasks with participants, collect answers and get a report. Make Agile estimating and planning poker fast and simple for Slack.Read More
The Planning poker application is a fun way to increase the common understanding of the Agile project requirements by the entire team. By playing poker with the estimations, team members will be able to: - Validate their understanding of what is being requested by the ProductOwner or Product Manager - Enhance other people's knowledge on the topic by explaining their arguments - Learn new.Read More
TL; DR: 20 Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns. Sprint Planning is a core event, defining how your customers’ lives will improve with the next Product Increment. Learn more on how to improve its effectiveness by avoiding 20 common Sprint Planning anti-patterns. Diagram source: Scrum.org.Read More
Slack use for asynchronous Planning poker? We have a distributed team and conduct Refinement together via video call, however we're trying to do asynchronous planning poker in advance on the list to be refined so we can limit our in person conversation to only those stories that we don't agree on yet.Read More
Run a great story planning meeting! Story planning poker in slack for your agile team Storypoker simplifies how remote teams estimate user stories. Get Started Quickly Minimal Setup needed. Just click on Add to Slack and Start immediately. Built for Agile.Read More
Planning Poker is the fun, easy way for your team to effectively plan and execute a sprint planning session. This free online scrum tool encourages collaboration and planning for distributed agile teams. Through lively discussion, your team will create more accurate estimations for healthier sprints. Features that will make you flip. Customize Games. Set custom game timers and scoring to.Read More
Clarizen’s project planning tools are a powerful mix of functionality across the planning, executing and controlling of a project. Within planning are project workflows, a full-featured resource, schedule, and task planning tools, with project and portfolio optimization so that you can easily and quickly align projects to business objectives.Read More
In our past post Scrum Planning Poker for Slack (Part 1) we talked about the “what” and “why”. In this post we are going to talk about the “how”. When we first started to think about how to approach the development we knew we had to first design an architecture that would allow us to scale and avoid future pain with little upfront cost.Read More