Scrum introduces the concept of Story Points which most teams immediately misunderstand or discard. The most elegant wrong explanation I’ve heard for not using story points was:
“we never liked story points, because then we had to communicate and teach our customers a whole new currency.”
Ryan Cromwell, Strategic Data Systems, earns exclusive certification to lead Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) course offered through Microsoft and Scrum.org. Cromwell is one of only a select few PSD Trainers in the US.
What is the Professional Scrum Developer course all about?
As most developers know, a context switch is when a processor changes out the thread it is working on for another. Usually this is in response to the fact that the thread they were working is waiting on something, so it can switch off to a thread that has some immediate work. By doing this we can greatly increase the throughput of a system. But what happens if we have tons of threads and constantly have to switch? Well, that’s not exactly ideal because it means we have to load up the data dealing with that thread, fig