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The risk in cutting corners in software deliveries We have all been on a project or two, where the delivery date was fixed in time, due to dependant companies, public launch announcements.  Now hopefully those dates are planned around the work that needs to be done, with at least some buffer room for the eventual things that can go wrong. Like this? Donate Bitcoin to Tim at: 1C3bk51YNGrEFXNy8HxCWs9QMbRkniDjdJ

I am a very strong supporter of agile development, as my teams have had very strong success in the past.  I have noticed however that point estimates have become very “uncool” in the past 6 months, give or take a couple months.  The reason this seems to be happening, is that management still wants time estimates, so they have taken to converting a teams velocity and dividing by days in a sprint and voila, they have they time estimates.  So as far as management was concerned, story points were an illusion to get developers to… Read Article →

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