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38:07

Better Project Forecasts without Estimates – The Monte Carlo

Posted by Adrian Fittolani  on  Nov 06, 2016 2

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

48:14

Growing Up Unruly

Posted by Rachel Davies  on  May 17, 2016

Rachel Davies shares how Unruly keeps their values alive and kicking by employing passionate people. Unruly has grown from a tiny startup to global organisation, being recently acquired by News.

38:13

Why Only Agile Organizations Will Survive

Posted by Chris Kruppa  on  Mar 22, 2016 1

Chris Kruppa covers the reason for adopting Agile, why it is necessary and how organizations can inspire their teams to embrace Agile values without imposing it.

37:55

Drive: How We Used Daniel Pink's Work to Create a Happier, More Motivated Workplace

Posted by David Mole  on  Sep 19, 2015

David Mole discusses what happens to an organization when focusing on happiness and motivation as your key measures and all the other KPI’s take a backseat.

39:28

Epic Estimation - Agile or High Risk Guesswork?

Posted by Ian Hawkins  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.

44:18

Metrics-Driven Prioritization

Posted by Sam McAfee  on  Jan 27, 2015

Sam McAfee outlines an approach they are using at Neo to help their clients integrate business metrics and probabilistic modeling into their prioritization process.

04:46

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

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

44:14

Forecasting Delivery, with Oranges

Posted by Dan Brown  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.

38:19

Estimation for the Real World

Posted by Chris Trevarthen  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.

01:26:43

Lies, Damn Lies, and Estimates

Posted by Seb Rose  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.

24:16

The Great Canadian #NoEstimates Puzzle Experiment

Posted by Chris Chapman  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.

30:54

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

Posted by Neil Killick  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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