An approach to estimation used by Agile teams. Each team member "plays" a card bearing a numerical value corresponding to a point. Make agile estimating and planning fun, faster, and more efficient with our sprint planning tool. Planning Poker® in Scrum brings together multiple expert opinions for the agile estimation of a project. In this type of agile planning, we include everyone from.
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Scrum Foundations Video Series Enter your email address below to get this 19 part video series which explains the fundamentals of Scrum. Researchers have found that this improves estimate accuracy, especially on items with a lot of uncertainty as we find on most software projects. When the feature has been fully discussed, each estimator privately selects one card to represent his or her estimate. The poker planning process is repeated until consensus is achieved or until the estimators decide that agile estimating and planning of a particular item needs to be deferred until additional information can be acquired. Often, the estimates will converge by the second round. This session which may be spread over multiple days is used to create initial estimates useful in scoping or sizing the project. The reason to use planning poker is to avoid the influence of the other participants.