A Burn-Up graph is simply a stack graph showing the total amount of work the team has in their product backlog over a number of Sprints. I’ve used a variety of different Agile Burn-Up graphs over the years. Here’s one of my favourites: I created this with Excel while working with an insurance company based […]
Software debt, planning poker, user stories, product backlog, continuous integration and lots more – in this blog category we discuss scrum project estimates and planning topics.
The Alternative Burndown Graph is one of the more useful Agile graphs. It’s especially useful for communicating outside of the team, with stakeholders, senior management, etc. This is because it’s can be used to show three important pieces of information; 1. how the team is progressing, 2. changes to the baseline of the Product Backlog, […]
Over the last week I’ve quietly added a new product to the shop; free Agile Estimating cards as a downloadable pdf. The pdf contains my standard T-shirt sized estimating cards, and I’ve included a few other fun varieties including beer sizes and zombie weapon sizes. I’ve also includes an introduction on Agile Estimating, and how […]
I’ve started work on some new videos and this time it’s all about Agile Estimating, Planning and Contracts. This is the obvious next step having completed Scrum101, and I’m apply some of the lesson that I learnt. I’ve recorded about an hours worth of audio and, at this moment, it feels like I’m about a […]