Planning Game

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Definition of Planning Game:

A Planning Game is a planning meeting held in order to decide which items and user stories to work on in the next iteration or release.

Use of Planning Games:

The planning game is attended by project, IT, business and maybe other stakeholders. Those present (including the product owner) consider which user stories will deliver the most value to the product or project, taking into account current estimates.

Benefits of the Planning Game:

  • Improves communication between development team and stakeholders.
  • Improves likelihood of delivering working software or products with each release or iteration.

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