Relative estimation communication

Posted On February 29, 2012 9:01 pm By Ilan Goldstein

Like many of you reading this article, I have spent an inordinate number of hours watching time whittle away during long-winded estimation sessions in the quest to meticulously break down nebulous requirements into detailed tasks (on very long and very stripy Gantt charts). But worse than the time wasted actually creating these Gantt charts was […]

Transitioning from time estimation to relative estimation

Posted On June 21, 2011 9:12 pm By Ilan Goldstein

Hopefully, if you are reading this article, it means that you’re now convinced that relative estimation is a great way to move forward. The lights are dimmed, the sunglasses are on, and the cards are ready to be dealt for your inaugural Planning Poker session. But hang on — where do you start? What does […]

Planning poker at pace

Posted On June 16, 2011 8:02 pm By Ilan Goldstein

With relative story point estimation now in your arsenal, you finally have a weapon to wield in the battle against the forces that make software estimation so painful. Relative estimation is simple, makes sense, and is way more fun than other long-winded and misleading estimation techniques! The technique we use to conduct relative estimation is […]



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