Anti-patterns of Sprint Planning – skill-based task creation
We often see team create tasks for product backlog items during sprint planning but those tasks are skill-based task like coding, testing, documentations etc. Is it a right way to do? What all can go wrong if we keep creating tasks like this?
- Team may not focus on delivering end-to-end feature and every members are just concern about their respective tasks but what about whole feature?
- Team members may not be interested in hearing other’s work so Daily Scrum may become boring for team and team may not be interested in each other work.
- Sprint planning may get completed quickly without going in details. This may lead to poor planning for iteration.
- Team may not discuss about design and architecture during planning and that will lead to duplicate code to avoid dependencies on each other during execution.
I will share my learning on how to plan sprint to avoid above issues.
Outline/structure of the Session
Approach to solve this problem
- Better approach for sprint planning
- How to improve team collaboration by not creating skill-based tasks
- List of activities to be avoided during sprint planning
schedule Submitted 2 years ago
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