This video presents a key agile estimation technique called planning poker with a real-world example. It highlights how agile teams use this consensus-based approach to effectively communicate with the product owner to clarify ad estimate backlog items. This video ends with a few helpful tips on how to execute agile estimation.
- A popular technique to relatively estimate work items…is Planning Poker.…To illustrate, let's sit in on…a product backlog grooming session…for our fitness club product.…The user story being estimated, is,…as a potential club member,…I should be able to sign up as a trial member,…and print a temporary badge,…so I can try the fitness center facilities.…The team asks clarifying questions…about the product backlog item to the product owner.…
What data is entered by the user?…Name, phone number, and email ID.…What's displayed on the temporary badge?…The product owner clarifies.…The badge needs a scannable barcode…with Member ID, Member Name, and Trial End Date,…and the word Trial indexed.…The team continues with the first round of estimation.…Each team member reveals their estimate…by placing a card on the table.…One estimate is a three, and another estimate is eight.…
All other estimates are filed.…Why is one estimate eight?…Implementing this user's story would require…interfacing with a barcode generator software,…
- Agile principles
- Scrum roles, artifacts, and rules
- Common myths and misconceptions about agile approaches
- Agile software engineering techniques
- Extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD)
- Kanban for developers
- Limiting work in progress (WIP)
- Scaling the output of agile teams
Skill Level Beginner
Agile at Work: Building Your Agile Teamwith Doug Rose55m 3s Intermediate
DevOps Foundations: Lean and Agilewith Ernest Mueller1h 26m Intermediate
What you should know1m 2s
1. Agile Fundamentals
2. Scrum: The Developer Perspective
3. Agile Software Engineering Techniques
4. Kanban for Developers
5. Scaling Agile
Next steps1m 15s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.