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POINTS to KEEP in MIND DURING AGILE ESTIMATION – Planning Poker

POINTS to KEEP in MIND DURING AGILE ESTIMATION – Planning Poker

  1. All developers in the team should participate in planning poker.
  2. Each person involved in estimation should be given a deck of cards at beginning of planning poker estimation meeting. Each card should have valid estimates. Cards can have serial number ( 1,2,3,4,5,..etc ) or Fibonacci numbers ( 1,2,3,5,8,13..etc) or Tshirt sizing ( S,M,L,XL,XLL )
  3. Prepared card can be reused in other planning poker estimation meeting.
  4. Product owner or business analyst or user story creator reads out user story.
  5. Product owner or business analyst or user story creator answers any questions that developers asks.
  6. There might be disagreement among estimators on user story points.So, people having such disagreements explain their points. Then estimators are asked to estimate again.

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