Life Sprint: Sprint planning for real-life
- Open an issue (e.g.) for every goal you want to achieve and put it in the
- Decide and give each issue an estimation point denoting the effort required.
- Use proper labels with each issue to help make the decision-making smoother.
- To represent a long-term goal, mark it as an
Epic. Each Epic is a combination of many short-term goals and the total estimate is calculated automatically as the sum of the estimations of all the short-term goals under it.
- After achieving each goal, put it in the
- Each goal with any of the labels
animeshould be associated with a blog post or a review/rating (depending on the type of goal) before they can be put in the
- If you finished all your assigned goals ahead of time and feeling bored already, move any goal of your choice from
In progressand start working on it.
Every last day of each month
Create a new release (e.g.) with the tag name in
yyyy-mm format that will track the progress of that month's goals and achievements. Each release represents a newer (and better) version of you.
In Progresspipeline to check unfinished tasks from previous month. Give all the unfinished tasks a new estimation point denoting the remaining effort required and put them back in the
Reviewpipeline and check if each goal is really achieved. If yes, close it and update the issue link as an achievement in the release you created and update the release link in the issue, else update the estimation and put it back in the
If the goal under
recurringtask, put it back in the
To dopipeline instead of closing it.
Wishespipeline, decide the goals you want to target in this Sprint and put them in the
To dopipeline, count the total estimation. If it is more that your capacity, put some goals back to
Wishespipeline. If it is less than your capacity, you may want to target some more
Wishesand put them in
To dopipeline. It's important to know that your capacity may vary each month and it's up-to you to know the number.