Assigning Story Points to Chores

Assigning Story Points to Chores

Should we assign points to a chore?  My short answer is “yes”.  I’ll explain why below. First, what is a chore? Many teams make a distinction between stories and chores in their backlog.  A story – specifically a user story – is something that the users...
Sizing Stories with Planning Poker

Sizing Stories with Planning Poker

Planning Poker Planning Poker is a flavor of the Wide-band delphi estimating technique designed to get the whole team involved in estimating the size of user stories.  The estimates are done using story points – a unit-less metric for estimating things using...