Struggling to Deliver Sprints on Time? Here Are 5 Ways to Give More Accurate Time Estimates

Photo credit: Climate KIC via Unsplash   Your time estimate is your promise to the client. If you do not keep it, you will lose their trust. Here’s how sprint planning used to happen in my team: we’d plan a sprint and have some rough estimates. If we couldn’t complete the tasks within the sprint, we’d simply take them to the next sprint. We’d also take some user stories from iteration to iteration.

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Are you skipping these scrum practices? This is why you need to stop now (and how to do it)

If you work in a distributed development setup, you have to make sure both teams are able to communicate effectively and collaborate seamlessly. Scrum is made for these purposes. Scrum practices are the result of years of experience and research, so there is a good reason why each of them exists. If carried out correctly, you will have yourself two (or more) teams at two (or more) locations working as one. Skip some steps, and soon you might be wondering what went wrong.

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