Task Estimation: Do or Don't?


size range , and helping to set and manage daily expectations . Frankly I've found that task-estimation to be very useful in the early stages of learning agile development. But, it is just as true that over time, as improved skill and intuition help us stay within a reasonable range for task size, the practice becomes less important. But [agile] development is not about following one formula. It's about finding what works for you right now, and adapting to change - including changes in your own personal development.


About the Author

Tim Snyder is a Product Development Coach and co-founder of Gemba Systems LLC. He and the coaching staff at Gemba Systems help their clients learn to minimize waste and maximize the throughput of business value. Tim and his family reside in Coppell, TX.


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