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Who needs an Estimate anyway? A roving discussion of #NoEstimates

A session at Agile and Beyond 2014

Saturday 22nd February, 2014

3:00pm to 3:45pm (LMT)

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.

About the speakers

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Matthew Heusser

Consulting Software Tester/Writer and other things. Collaborative Software Geek since before it was cool. bio from Twitter

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David Hoppe

software developer bio from Twitter

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Steve Rogalsky

Process hacker, Culture hacker. Passionate about family, working with people, solving problems, coaching, agile, lean, and continuous improvement bio from Twitter

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Angela Harms

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

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Time 3:00pm3:45pm LMT

Date Sat 22nd February 2014

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Room 3, Adoba Hotel Dearborn

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agileandbeyond.com

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