Planning Porker

Planning Porker: For Agile Planning with Scrum

During my work as a Project Lead I had to work on planning the sprint. One of the current projects that I was leading used Agile with Scrum Methodology. So at the end of each sprint I had to conduct planning sessions for the next sprint. Planning Porker was introduced in the planning process and it was really fun when it comes to the planning.

Our planning sessions became more entertaining and above all the Planning Porker made the end results successful, which is at the end we have estimated the User Stories very successfully. There are many Planning Porker methods and we used the one from Mountain Goat software. The card deck contained the following values: ?, 0, 1/2, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 20, 40, 100, infinity. We also used a check list against the to determine the relative complexity of the user story (back log item).