Posts in estimation Category

Why Estimates Suck

Marcel provides some insights on estimating. It is sound advice, except that estimation is usually done at a time when nothing else in the project is decided, which actually is guesstimation. So when we do this estimation, we define many other dimensions, like the team’s composition, skill-set and process. [Continue]

Estimation Is The Weakest Link

My answer for the weakest link in software development today is the estimation, and for various reasons. Most of the times the people who estimate and people who develop are different, their skillsets are different, and most importantly the business needs and constraints change at a higher frequency. Of course we know this, that is why agile development has flourished. [Continue]



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