When faced with the decision of whether or not to invest in an innovative idea, managers often measure the cost of the incremental investment. However, the error in this analysis is that it doesn’t take into account the cost of doing nothing — the cost of standing still.
It is important for scrum masters, product owners, and teams not to outsmart themselves when developing their relative sizing scales. Effective Agile teams must develop a simple, repeatable scale for feature-level sizing and story point estimating.
Achieving ambitious project goals where technology is concerned requires you to change the way you change.