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October 19

A Beginners Guide to Running Your First Planning Poker Session

Running your first planning poker session can feel overwhelming, so we created a guide just for you to help you run your first session like a seasoned pro!
Run your first Planning Poker session as a pro!
The planning poker technique gets used by agile teams all over the world to estimate their product backlogs. Typically, story points evaluate the complexity of a story, and writers gather various expert opinions for the estimation. This article will walk you through the process of hosting your first…
October 16

Asynchronous Estimation in Jira – The Right Way to Estimate Issues for Remote Teams

With the growing trends towards remote working, asynchronous estimation sessions empower remote or distributed teams to conduct accurate estimates remotely.
The Right Way to Estimate Issues for Remote Teams
Estimation in agile is crucial during the different phases of the project, i.e., proposal level, release level, sprint level, etc. Practicing estimation makes a team have a shared understanding of the stories and let them collectively outline the estimates and direct their focus accordingly…
October 1

Is Planning Poker Right for Your Agile Development Team?

Planning Poker, also known as Estimation Poker, is a useful method for estimating relative quantities in complex empirical engineering or software development tasks.
Can Planning Poker be used for your agile development team?
Top managers frequently put a lot of pressure on product development teams to ensure that estimates are as accurate as possible. However, it is important to remember that an estimate is just that: an estimate, not a hard, concrete number. It is also difficult to figure out when and how to estimate…
September 24

Evolution of Planning Poker into Async Poker and Hybrid Poker

Planning Poker holds a never-ending bond with Agile teams, but its evolution into Async Poker and Hybrid Poker is just game-changing.
An Advanced Planning Poker Estimation Technique for Remote Team
If we go back in time when the developers and supporters of Agile, Extreme Programming, and Scrum were explaining all the details about their revolutionary framework, they failed to provide instructions about one important aspect, i.e., backlog estimation. Agile teams were aware of the need for…
September 15

The Gamification of Effort Estimation: How Can Planning Poker Benefit Your Agile Development Team?

Effort estimation is an important activity for any project because it aids in reaching the desired results by completing the work on time.
Planning Poker is a popular strategy for effort estimation.
Estimation, however, is tough, according to product managers, project managers, and software developers. Indeed, many software developers consider it to be one of the most difficult aspects of their jobs. The good news is that there are various estimation approaches to choose from in agile project…
September 9
September 3

Planning Poker 101: Make Your Estimates More Accurate and Simple

Providing accurate estimates is one of the largest challenges for agile development teams, but planning poker aims to ease this burden with an effective method.
Planning Poker is here to make the most tedious part of agile development easier!
One of the most difficult obstacles that agile development teams encounter is an effective estimation. Scrum masters must identify, estimate, and allocate work throughout a team regardless of its size. Moreover, each project is unique and likely requires a different estimation. Nevertheless…
August 29

5 Key Benefits of Asynchronous Planning Poker

Improve your efficienty and enhances the productivity of team members with asynchronous planning poker.
Asynchronous Planning Poker is here to make planning poker more efficient and productive!
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the remote working environment has triggered across the world. For employees, doing day-to-day operations from their homes became a new normal. Since the COVID-19 pandemic isn't over yet, it has let many businesses set up solid roots of remote working that they might…
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