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Planning poker, also called Scrum poker, is a consensus-based, gamified technique for estimating, mostly used to estimate effort or relative size of development goals in software development. In planning poker, members of the group make estimates by playing numbered cards face-down to the table, instead of speaking them aloud.
Microsoft Teams provides the perfect foundation for such meetings, especially with distributed teams. As in step four (“Sprint Planning”), each participant can follow the tasks on the Planner map view during the meeting or via screen sharing. Due to the very compact scheduling of daily Scrums, however, one should consider whether this is necessary or if the audio and video broadcast is.
A voting App for teams or meetins such as the planning poker or agile poker concepts. This would allow you to get some real time decisions and views in meetings or streams. Help push things along.
Microsoft is a one stop shop, making everything possible bundled into their portfolio and charging their clients accordingly (huge!) while I see Atlassian as a marketplace, they have core framework and softwares but also offer place for independent people or teams to build or extend the functionalities, features and capabilities without any limitations. Also the cost model is pay per use, i.e.
Planning Poker is the fun, easy way for your team to effectively plan and execute a sprint planning session. This free online scrum tool encourages collaboration and planning for distributed agile teams. Through lively discussion, your team will create more accurate estimations for healthier sprints. Features that will make you flip. Customize Games. Set custom game timers and scoring to.
Based on my research so far, I found that Microsoft Teams does not have a feature or a plugin that can assist a team in performing poker planning for its agile project. But nothing to worry, there are other tools which can make poker planning effective in a distributed team. One such tool is PlanITpoker; it is in our list for the next article. Stay tuned.
Ask the team. Planning poker is an estimation tool, not a required Scrum artifact or practice. If planning poker as such doesn't work for the team, invite them to brainstorm on a better way--after all, it's about what helps the team estimate, not what is easiest (or most common) for the Scrum Master.