I'm a Scrum Master in a software development company in Switzerland. We work with Scrum and have 2-week sprints.
In our company we are all in the home office since March 4th.
In Scrum language this means 3 full sprints. And since we do Scrum, I want to share some interessting facts with you. I compared the 3 sprints before Home Office and the 3 sprints during Home Office.
What I have to say is, we do not estimate bugs, we just estimate stories and we just count the number of bugs fixed in a sprint.
In this chart below you can see the number of bugs and the number of story points we deliverd in these 6 sprints:
green is number of story points, red is number of bugs
We have definitely not slowed down. I even think we are faster than normal. The bug level is the same, about 12 a sprint. But the story points we delivered is increased! Before about 26 and after about 34. That's almost a quarter more...
Now the question, where does this speed come from?
Is it just the fact, that the developers have a better focus and can work undisturbed?
I have not yet been able to answer this question and can only speculate.
What do you think? What could be the reasons?
I'm curious to hear your opinions!
Dominic LaggerCommunity Leader
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