The Scrum process says to break down stories into tasks to make estimation easier, encourage collaboration and to be able to shoow more granular progress during a sprint.
But after a few sprints, we decided to do the next sprint without creating tasks. As a result we drastically increased our velocity and never went back.
Here I‘ll jot down some of the reasons we decided to do this:
# 1. Breaking down stories into tasks is time consuming
Our planning sessions took about 3 hours and at least 50% of that time was spent breaking down stories into tasks.
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