What is a Scrum burn-down chart?

I was first introduced to burn-down charts without knowing that’s what I was seeing.  I was attending a monthly chapter meeting of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the guest speaker was presenting his methods for tracking and managing projects.  What he demonstrated fascinated me to the point that I contacted the Vice President of[…]

Article Recommendation: What are Story Points? By Mike Cohn

Mike Cohn has a great introduction to the concept of story points and how to think about them on his blog at MountainGoatSoftware.com. It is a brief introduction that gives a definition of story points, what factors go into determining story points, and how they should be used in relative estimation of effort. The article provides[…]