Story Points. Time? Complexity? Both? I’ve worked on several engineering teams now and every one seems to use story points differently. In this post I want to dive deep into story points and explain why I believe complexity is the most effective way to use story points and the value it delivers to your team. What are Story Points? 🔗In the simplest terms Story Points are a unit of measure.
I recently started re-reading The Mythical Man-Month (it is a great book, if you haven’t read it, you should), and I was reminded of Conceptual Integrity. Fred Brooks contended “conceptual integrity is the most important consideration in system design.” Having read such a bold statement I couldn’t help but dig into it a little bit more. In this blog post we will cover: 📕 What is Conceptual Integrity? ❗Why is it important?