Planning Poker Party

Planning poker is not the only game for estimating software development effort. About a year after writing the original paper on Planning Poker, Lowell Lindstrom suggested we try affinity grouping, something we learned back at Teradyne in the 1980s for gathering similar ideas. Since that time, I prefer the Planning Poker Party over Planning Poker for large batches of stories.

Click for the full article on James' blog.

You also might want see my presentation Beyond Planning Poker.

Published: February 06, 2009