Episode 118 - User Stories, Tasks, & Sprint Planning

When it comes to planning sprints and their associated user stories, should your team also create, assign, and size individual tasks?  Bob and Josh debate this topic and help you streamline your team's sprint planning and execution.

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1 comment:

  1. Good discussion. I wrote a blog on this topic over 7 years ago. I think you may find some of my examples interesting. http://www.coriandertech.com/2009/11/19/task-breakdown-to-do-or-not-to-do/

    Also - one presumption about tasking is often made and I heard a bit of it in your podcast. Just because you task, doesn't mean you have to estimate those tasks or track them in a tool. I've often told my teams - if you want to break the work down without overhead, here are some sticky notes ... have at it.

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