Story Points Considered Harmful – Or why the future of estimation is really in our past…

4.4 14 This article is the companion to a talk that myself and @josephpelrine gave at OOP 2012. We have a lot to learn from our ancestors. One that I want to focus on for this post is Galileo.Galileo was what we would call today a techie. He loved all things tech and was presented …

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

0.0 00 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 …