Story points (aka Potato points, Avocado points) are one of the vaguest things in Agile product delivery. They can be super useful, but can also bring a lot of confusion into the team and the company itself (across all levels). On one hand, we can use a derivative of SP — Velocity, to predict delivery and plan milestones. On the other hand, it can be useful as an indicator of the health of the delivery process which might prompt some process improvements.

The missing part of this tool (Story Points) is a common understanding of it. If you put a…

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