Agile estimation, Part 2 – Fast, effective sizing
Part 1 of this post is here, from earlier this week.
Although Mike Cohn offers “ideal days” is a unit of measurement, I have always prefe..
Agile estimation, Part 1 – We’re guessing (feel better?)
Estimation is one of the pillars of agile development. On a personal note, it’s the main reason that I fell in love with Agile as a way of..
Jim McCarthy – 23 Rules of Thumb
When we talk about the way that we build software these days, much is made of the agile manifesto, and that now famous Utah ski t..
Multi-team estimate calibration
In a perfect world, the measure of a user story point would be universal.
There’d been exact formula for summarising the effort require..
Design in agile software development
Without doubt, one of the trickier aspects of agile software development is finding a way to keep the “just enough design” component from ..
Agile project planning
Agile software development has been part of my life for a long time. You could say that has become a way of life for me, a practical appro..
Mary Poppendieck – Leadership in software development
Here’s a great presentation from Mary Poppendieck, On the role of leadership in software. Mary has of course been very influential in the..