Need to Learn More about the Work You’re Doing? Spike It!

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Spikes aren’t for everything. But when you need to do research and discover what’s going on, they work. Put them in your estimation toolbox and see what you learn.

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Allison Pollard's picture

I love that your article includes what to do with the code afterwards because I've noticed some teams treat a spike like a chance to get a "head start" working on a future story rather than focusing on the learning.

May 26, 2014 - 1:28am
Johanna Rothman's picture

Hi Allison, thanks! Yes, I'm a firm believer that the spike is for thet learning, not a head start.

May 26, 2014 - 7:43am

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