Saturday 22nd February, 2014
3:00pm to 3:45pm
We tend to think of estimates as essential to software development, but are they?
For that matter, don't estimates sound a lot like "contract negotiation"? Wasn't Agile Software Development supposed to push us away from contracts, and toward collaboration?
Phrased differently: Estimates certainly solve certain problems in development, but what are they, and are there other approaches to solving those problems?
To dig into these topics we propose a modified panel, starting with a group of nationally recognized contributors in this field - but using a format where anyone with a good idea can contribute.
Come learn about #NoEstimates while learning a new model to facilitate complex conversations.
We'll also have cake.
Consulting Software Tester/Writer and other things. Collaborative Software Geek since before it was cool. bio from Twitter
Process hacker, Culture hacker. Passionate about family, working with people, solving problems, coaching, agile, lean, and continuous improvement bio from Twitter
I want every person to know their beauty & have the chance to grow into who they can be. Technical team coach. queer, trans, & just fine (they/them) bio from Twitter
4pm Lifecycle of a Storycard by Megan Graham and Nate Shiff
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