“Stories” Don’t Tell a Story: Good Sprint Planning Uses Milestones

Teams lose sight of the forest for the trees

“Stories” Don’t Tell a Story

Milestones

What About Epics? Aren’t Those the Same Thing?

Manage Through Milestones

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.

— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Consulting CTO open to projects. I’m a serial entrepreneur, software engineer, and leader at early- and mid-stage companies. https://www.chuckgroom.com

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Chuck Groom

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Consulting CTO open to projects. I’m a serial entrepreneur, software engineer, and leader at early- and mid-stage companies. https://www.chuckgroom.com

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