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It's 2013 and Agile hasn't solved every team's problems like we were promised. We blame Scrum, we blame ourselves for not having enough faith, and sometimes we blame individual Agile practices. Today the Agile practice under fire is estimation. The short version of the complaint is that estimation is wasteful and you shouldn't need to spend valuable time doing it. Martin Fowler wrote an excellent piece that doesn't deny the cost of estimation, and gives some good tips for identifying when estimation is valuable. Go read the article.

Posted by mswatcher  |   Submitted: Feb 28 2013 / 11:41

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