Scrum Forum Hangzhou China 2009 Research Tasks DiscussionPresentation Transcript
Scrum Forum Hangzhou 2009 Perficient China Challenge Blocks Your Way Discussion
When we meet technical challenge what shall we do?
Research – how exciting !!!
SOS... help, help, help !!!
There are couple of user stories that depend on technical research. Nobody knows where to start. We can’t even move forward if we don't have a solution. One person tells me: “No, no. Mission impossible.” Another one tells me: “Easy, give me couple of weeks.” Clients and boss keep asking “Hey... man, when can you demo?”
Scenario 1 - Discussion
How would you manage this?
How do you estimate?
How do you record hours spent on research?
How do you measure velocity/productivity?
How do you track the progress of research and align it with sprint progress?
What will the burn down chart look like?
Besides using Google, how do you get technical help? How do you communicate with technical support?
Scenario 2 - Discussion
Given a project where nobody on the team knows the technology and solution, how would you ramp up for this project?