Scrumfails Part 2

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Sprint Planning I: The product owner presents an item with 8 storypoints. Not one team member can remember to have ever estimated that item and everyone agrees that it's way bigger than an 8. How the hell could that happen? We don't know. What did we do? We excluded the item from the sprint and set up a meeting to discuss the item.

Scrumfails Part 1

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Estimation meeting. Cards are layed off. One 5, two 8s, one 13. Question from the one with the 5: "Why 8?"