Rules

Secret ingredients to quality software

Edit
Info

Spec - Do you keep your PBIs smaller than 2 days' effort?


Avoid monolithic Product Backlog Items (PBIs). Ideally, all PBIs should be less than 2 days. If you are given a feature that is going to take weeks, then split it following this rule.

Figure: Bad example - This is a monolithic 4-day task

Figure: Good example - The same monolithic task, broken down into 4 smaller tasks

Adam CoganAdam Cogan
Ulysses MaclarenUlysses Maclaren
Cameron ShawCameron Shaw

We open source. This page is on GitHub