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Point Deception

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Dead Reckoning Story Points originated deep in the annals of early Agile methodologies, before Scrum. Points were meant to address a specific problem: A feature’s complexity is distinct from the amount of time it takes to implement it, due to the widely variable skills and productivity of individual software engineers. Scrum teams use Story Points to calculate their Velocity, a…

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Rebooting the Agile Manifesto – Part 3

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Before I finish crawling out on this limb, let me first say I am a practitioner of Scrum and Kanban, the two most common Agile methodologies, and my inflammatory comments below are a result of experience, not resistance. Feel free to discount my opinions as the rantings of someone who just doesn’t get it. Possibly true. I’m still going to…

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