Sprint Backlog Estimating and Planning Using Planning Poker Technique in Agile Scrum Framework

Abdelelah Elgasim Babiker, Adil Mahmoud, Alameen Abdalrahman

Abstract


Today and during the recent years, Agile Product Development Framework has been common used framework for software development particularly, Scrum is the most widely known methodology under the umbrella of agile, including many sprints to manage the development process of software. One of the most important terms in each scrum sprint is the planning and estimation phase. Many techniques to plan the sprint backlog and specify the required time and resources to perform each single backlog item. As some of planning techniques as Planning Poker, T-Shirt Sizes and Relative Mass Valuation. Planning Poker is considered an effective and powerful technique according to its algorithm of work which evolves the whole team members estimation to user stories backlog. Planning Poker gets the backlog items and input and gives the well estimated tasks and output. Planning Poker helps the product owners and scrum team to successfully estimate the work that ensures working Relative Value Points Return On Investment goals specified since the beginning of the software development life cycle phases. The importance of Planning Poker is in giving the optimum estimation with consideration to high priority backlog items and user stories.

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https://www.planningpoker.com/ Date 2018,03,29, Time 21:30, Successful Sprint Planning.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.23956/ijarcsse.v8i5.686

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