Showing posts with label Iteration. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Iteration. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Scrum Events Timeboxing

All the events in Scrum are timeboxed and here is the list of key events and their timeboxes -
  • Sprint (also called as iteration) - 2 weeks (or as planned - between 2-4 weeks)
  • Sprint Planning Meeting - 8 hours*
  • Sprint Review - 4 hours*
  • Sprint Retrospective - 3 hours*
  • Daily Scrum Meeting (also called as Daily Standup) - 15 minutes (fixed regarless of sprint time)
* - time box given here is for a four week (one month) sprint - to be adjusted depending upon the sprint duration.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Sprint v/s Iteration

Lets understand the difference between Sprint and Iteration in three easy steps -

1) Iteration is a generic Agile term that is used for any process thats iterative/repetative
2) An iteration in Agile Scrum is called a Sprint
3) Other Agile variants may or may not use same term to define iterative work, but these two are most common terms in use