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Software Development Today: Story Points Considered Harmful - Or why the future of estimation is really in our past...

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The case against #NoEstimates, part 1: introduction and common sense - CTO/CIO Perspectives

Tweet In the immortal words of Pogo, “we have met the enemy, and he is us.” The long-held stereotype of IT portrays us as uncooperative, unable to integrate socially, always arguing over nits, and deeply, intractably immersed in our own tunnel vision and parochial perspective. That stereotype has held us back, as individuals and as a …
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Yup, there is a case FOR estimates and it does make sense :)

As I stated before, balance is needed. Anything extreme or fundamentalist has proven to fail miserably throughout history

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Schauderhaft » About Estimating

Personally, I always thought estimates were not exact numbers. Nor were they meant to be.

 

Some people still think this is not true.

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The case against #NoEstimates, part 3: NoEstimates arguments and their weaknesses - CTO/CIO Perspectives

"...I’ve spent the last two blog posts introducing the #NoEstimates movement, first discussing what it appears to espouse, and presenting some initial reasons why I reject it. I then covered the many solid reasons why it makes sense to use estimates in software development. This time, let’s go through, in detail, the various arguments …"

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