One crucial aspect of agile projects is accurate estimation. Planning Poker is a popular technique used to solve this problem through collaboratively estimating, debating, and aligning as a team.
Accurate estimation is crucial for planning and delivering successful projects. Two popular methods for estimating the complexity of tasks or user stories are T-Shirt sizes and the Fibonacci sequence.
Imagine being in a remote meeting. Lots of talking is happening, but no action is taken. Some people are speaking up more than others, and some are not participating at all
Facilitating meetings and workshops can be daunting and somewhat stressful. Moreover, attendees are often quiet, disengaged, and feel like the session is a waste of their time <cue joke about useless meetings>.
When running any meeting or workshop, interrogate your thinking by asking yourself questions that will guide how you craft the engagement to address a real problem.
Running a meeting, workshop, or training session doesn't have to be scary. We believe that anyone can be a great facilitator.
Sessions can generate bundles of energy among your group. People feel heard, useful, and inspired. But more often than not, the momentum gets lost and important information and insights have no follow through.