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Chow #148 – Re-sizing in every sprint

Chow #148 – Re-sizing in every sprint

My team wants to resize their stories every sprint. Our release consists of 8 sprints of 2 weeks each. We are in our 5th sprint. Our actual velocity is lower than the release planning velocity. Are we doing it right? If your answer is either ‘yes’ or...
Sizing

Sizing

What is sizing? “Sizing a project is about grouping its user stories based on agreed upon complexity factors” Let me explain. When you hear, T-shirt size M or L, what comes to your mind? “May be a right fit!” “30 or 40 inches of shoulder...
CHOW #130 – Frequency of prioritization

CHOW #130 – Frequency of prioritization

From Release Planning till delivery, how frequently a scrum team’s Product Owner should prioritize the backlog to get maximum benefit? Suggested Solution: Product Priotization has to be a continuous exercise. Teams continually reprioritize items in their backlog...
Product Visioning: 3.3 Prioritization of backlog

Product Visioning: 3.3 Prioritization of backlog

At any given time, Product Backlog contains features / user stories at myriad sizes with varying levels of details. As the backlog evolves over a period, teams usually would keep the important and clear stories at the top. This is achieved by regular prioritization....

CHOW #106- User Journey Map

Assuming we want to build a collaborative tour planning tool, come up with Journey Map for the following scenario: Persona: Nisha, Mother, aged 34, Professional, Higher Income Group, Spouse (Shiva) is also a Professional, Having a daughter of 6 years old Goal: Visit a...
Product Visioning: User Journey Map

Product Visioning: User Journey Map

Previous Articles in Product Visioning series: Product Visioning : https://pm-powerconsulting.com/blog/product-visioning-5-steps-scoping-software-projects/ Product Visioning: 1. Elevator Pitch: https://pm-powerconsulting.com/blog/product-visioning-elevator-pitch/...
CHOW #93- Building Hypotheses

CHOW #93- Building Hypotheses

The following are the Roles/Goals, Pains, and Gains for a secondary school Principal in India. Roles / Goals Teacher Hiring teacher Assess teacher capability Form and Execute training plan Mentoring  Textbook selection (map syllabus to book) Teacher scheduling...