Agile Patterns: Agile Estimation

We’re agile, so we don’t have to estimate and have no deadlines, right? Wrong! This session will consist of review of the problem with estimation in projects today and then an overview of the concept of agile estimation and the notion of re–estimation.

We’ll learn about user stories, story points, team velocity, how to apply them all to estimation and iterative re–estimation. We will take a look at the cone of uncertainty and how to use it to your advantage. We’ll then take a look at the tools we will use for Agile Estimation, including planning poker, Visual Studio Team System and much more.

Watch this video on http://ndc2011.macsimum.no/mp4/Day3%20Friday/Track3%201500-1600.mp4

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