Do you use story points? Maybe even track velocity of your Scrum team?

I have bad news for you! In my talk, I'll show you some charts of real scrum teams and share some insights, why velocity is not so good metric, how story points can trick you and other fun stuff.


Outline/Structure of the Lightning Talk

  • What's wrong with velocity and why it looks like technical analysis
  • Why 5 story points story was made faster than 2 story points
  • What is the most underestimated metric in the agile world

Learning Outcome

  • How not to fall into the trap of measurement
  • Which metrics are really matters
  • Why it's so fun to check your metrics on Retrospective

Target Audience

Scrum masters, Product owners, Scrum teams

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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  • George Dinwiddie
    By George Dinwiddie  ~  1 year ago
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    Are you serious about coming to DC to present a 10 minute talk? AgileDC is a regional conference and does not pay travel expenses.