Story points are all about effort and only about effort. A story point has nothing to do with complexity or uncertainty of a user story.
The definition of story points is not obvious.
Many scrum teams use story points in their daily job, because they are better for estimations than hourly estimations for many reasons.
But it is not clear how a story point is defined.
If you ask google, then you get a couple of different definitions.
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The core scrum checklist is a great and easy way to determine whether you are doing real scrum.
The core scrum checklist is an easy way to find out, whether you are really doing scrum.
When I started in my new team we had all the scrum events in place – sprint planning, daily standup, demo session, retrospective meeting.
But it turned out we were still missing some important elements for really doing scrum.
How about your team? Is your scrum process really ok?
Verify with the following simple checklist!
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Higher salary and bonus motivates people and results in better performance, right? Well, it turns out that this is NOT true for most types of work we currently have in the 21st century.
Continue reading “Higher salary DEMOTIVATES your team”