End the never ending design discussions: Timeboxed estimation for User Stories, a pattern in Agile adoption

In this post, Jason explains one common problem with the estimation and planning sessions in Agile teams. The problem he describes however, is quite common and has lead to implementation of the Separate Design and Requirements anti-pattern in the traditional software development world.So I thought I’d write a pattern about a simple and common solution …

Project smells

Jason suggests that projects, in his experience, face similar problems (I’m assuming he is talking about all projects, including Agile projects). What is your experience? What are the mistakes that happen all the time as Jason suggests? In the waterfall world one of my favorites that happened all the time was: requirements change constantly. Can …