Posted on 28, Sep 2010
In this step development team is going to estimate stories.
Our backlog contains all known stories which has to be developed for product. Team sits down together around the table and they starts to discuss size of each story.
Every developer will get cards with modified sequence of Fibonacci numbers.
Then Scrum Master will select first story. Every developers and testers will estimates they size of the story:
During the game they hides theirs estimation. When round ends, they are going to show cards. Now they see that John and Bill are close with values, but Andrea is saying that given story will be 13 times bigger. Andrea must explain why she is thinking this number, now. They will talk about these numbers and new poker round begins. This will repeat until they will agree on just one number. This is very important!
One number for story. This is the number entered in the ScrumDesk story card.