[maemo-community] Sprint meeting & process

From: Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com
Date: Wed Jun 17 15:07:54 EEST 2009
Am I the only one to see footnotes assigned but no URLs?

On Jun 17, 2009, at 12:23, Andrew Flegg wrote:

> Hi all,
> Following the earlier discussions[1], here's a plan for the next  
> sprint meeting:
> Date:    Thursday, 18th June 2009; 13:30 UTC
> Pre-meeting actions:
>   * Post of status updates and conclusions on assigned tasks[2] to
>     this thread by 2009-06-18 12:00 UTC (90 mins before meeting)
>   * Preparation of task URLs from backlog. Each URL should
>     point to a wiki page, Bugzilla issue or talk.maemo.org post.
>     It should contain a definitive issue and plan of how it will
>     be addressed. All tasks should be binary-completable; with
>     little to no ambiguity on whether it can be considered completed.
>     All tasks should be expected to be completed withtin the period;
>     if a task is too large, it should be split up.
>   * Three tasks will be agreed upon in the meeting: 1 MUST, 1 SHOULD
>     and 1 COULD. These should be weighted, according to duration
>     at about 60:20:20%. A sufficient amount of time should also be
>     considered for ongoing business-as-usual work such as
>     responding to issues.
> Agenda:
>   1) Discussion on status updates (25 mins)
>   2) Agreement on new sprint process (15 mins)
>   3) Agreement in next sprint tasks (20 mins)
>   4) AOB
> Proposed sprint process:
>   * Pre-meeting distribution of final task statuses, along with
>     whether it is complete.
>   * Fixed meeting date: first Tuesday of the calendar month at
>     13:30 UTC. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, 1st July.
>   * Status updates (in-place of daily stand-up meetingsk MUST be
>     sent to maemo-community on a daily basis. The subject should
>     be of the form "[STATUS] Some example task description".
>     Follow up statuses can be added to the thread for the first
>     report; indeed, this is preferrred.
>   * An RSS feed will be produced of all maemo-community posts
>     containing "[STATUS]" in their subject line. This will be embedded
>     within the sprint wiki page. (Action: Jaffa).
>   * Once created, the only change to be made to the wiki sprint
>     page is the change of the STATUS column from "Open" to
>     "In progress" and then "Complete" (once done) or "Closed" (if
>     abandonned).
> Hopefully this process will be lighter weight, and although there's
> still manual wiki page editing to be done if this process works out, a
> small workflow system can be developed to make it easier.
> Unfortunately, the fixed date will mean this period is only officially
> a couple of weeks long; but I had hoped to garner more feedback before
> running yet another behemoth meeting resulting in sub-optimal tasks.
> See you tomorrow.
> Cheers,
> Andrew
> -- 
> Andrew Flegg -- mailto:andrew at bleb.org  |  http://www.bleb.org/
> Maemo Community Council chair
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