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Better Project Forecasts without Estimates – The Monte Carlo

Posted by Adrian Fittolani  on  Nov 06, 2016 2 Posted by Adrian Fittolani Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 06, 2016 2

Adrian Fittolani introduces the Monte Carlo Simulation, an empirical mathematical method used to estimate project timelines.

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Epic Estimation - Agile or High Risk Guesswork?

Posted by Ian Hawkins  on  Feb 25, 2015 Posted by Ian Hawkins Follow 0 Followers  on  Feb 25, 2015

Ian Hawkins discusses the value in epic estimation, how to handle business expectations, what influences epic estimation and what makes it effective.

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Plan a Project in 10 Minutes - or How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love Little's Law

Posted by Chris Young  on  Jan 02, 2015 Posted by Chris Young Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 02, 2015

Chris Young explains how he is using Little’s Law to estimate a project’s delivery rate.

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Forecasting Delivery, with Oranges

Posted by Dan Brown  on  Dec 20, 2014 Posted by Dan Brown Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 20, 2014

Dan Brown explains the difference between forecasting and estimating, and how one can better forecast delivery with less effort and more accuracy than with estimation.

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Estimation for the Real World

Posted by Chris Trevarthen  on  Sep 27, 2014 Posted by Chris Trevarthen Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 27, 2014

Chris Trevarthen discusses how to reduce the amount of time spent estimating, providing more meaningful estimates, and building trust with the business.

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Estimates

Posted by Seb Rose  on  Jul 04, 2014 Posted by Seb Rose Follow 1 Followers  on  Jul 04, 2014

Seb Rose wonders if estimates are worthwhile and discusses what business people – Steve McConnell, Demarco, Lister, Disraeli - have to say about this.

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The Great Canadian #NoEstimates Puzzle Experiment

Posted by Chris Chapman  on  Apr 02, 2014 1 Posted by Chris Chapman Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 02, 2014 1

Chris Chapman teaches delivering software without estimates through the Great Canadian #NoEstimates Puzzle Experiment, asking the participants to collaboratively build a jigsaw puzzle.

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The Guessing Game - Alternatives to Agile Estimation and the #NoEstimates Debate

Posted by Neil Killick  on  Mar 26, 2014 Posted by Neil Killick Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 26, 2014

Neil Killick exposes the risks inherent to the estimation culture, proposing practical alternatives for the project and spring level.

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Visual Management: Leading with What You Can See

Posted by Craig Smith  on  Dec 01, 2013 Posted by Craig Smith Follow 1 Followers , Renee Troughton Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 01, 2013

Craig Smith, Renee Troughton discuss improving visual management: different types of story walls, ways to visualize the product backlog, the important of queue columns and WIP limitation, etc.

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The Guessing Game: Alternatives to Agile Estimation

Posted by Neil Killick  on  Nov 23, 2013 1 Posted by Neil Killick Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 23, 2013 1

Neil Killick proposes ways to reduce risk and uncertainty, calculate a product’s price, determine delivery dates and roadmap, do Scrum and XP without using estimates.

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Want Better Estimates? Stop Estimating!

Posted by Joel Semeniuk  on  Feb 15, 2012 7 Posted by Joel Semeniuk Follow 0 Followers  on  Feb 15, 2012 7

Joel Semeniuk discusses ways of making better project estimates excluding guessing as much as possible.

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