The #NoEstimates debate: An unbiased look at the origins, arguments, and thought leaders behind the movement

Agile Practices

There are many points on which Zuill (who first blogged about completing a project sans estimates in 2012) and Kretzman (a strong critic of the #NoEstimates movement and a supporter of the continued use of estimates when effective) actually agree, giving both sides of the debate common ground on which[more …]

  1. pkretzman: Just to be clear: there are few (if any) points where Woody Zuill and I agree, except for possibly on…

#NoEstimates: 6 Software Experts Give Their View on the Movement

Where is the Plan?

“In the Agile world, there’s an effort to move away from estimates in hours towards estimating in story points, often using a Fibonacci sequence. The idea is that the larger a story is, the more uncertainty there will be around it and the estimates will be more inaccurate. The approach[more …]