I was asked to write about “Do You Make These 7 Agile Estimation Mistakes?” for SitePoint. Here’s an excerpt:
Until a team has been working together for a while, attempts to generate accurate point estimates for new stories may feel awkward and loose.
A number of conceptual challenges can come up for teams when estimating stories. Sometimes these can lead to confusion about how agile works, and whether its actually delivering on what it promises.
Being aware of these pitfalls, and having a clear answer to the questions they raise, can help keep the team on-track and keep observers from feeling disconnected.
- Measuring Productivity by Points
Read the rest of my article about Do You Make These 7 Agile Estimation Mistakes? on SitePoint.