[Review] Agile Estimating and PlanningFirstly, a huge thank you to Mike Cohn for his book on Agile estimation and Planning , which I wholeheartedly recommend if you want to know more about these techniques. The key motivation behind good estimation is to be useful for project planning. There is a huge amount of inherent uncertainty surrounding estimates, especially early in the project. The distinction between estimates and commitments is often blurred and warped. The difference between these concepts needs to be clearly defined. Often features are not prioritised and are just developed in a random order.
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Agile Estimating Planning by Mike Cohn
Agile Estimating and Planning is a book that is not simply another guide to the agile approach, but one that really delves into it. The book has a perfect mix of theory and practices, and provides concrete experiences to enhance the understanding. It provides a complete set of tools to succeed in projects that have a high unpredictability factor, through estimating, planning and scheduling. Moreover, the book is very well organized and a worthy read, as the author provides business value to the reader at each step. The first edition of the book comes in paperback, and was published by Prentice Hall in November The book is approximately 0. The book is a part of Robert C.
Agile Estimating and Planning is the definitive, practical guide to estimating and planning agile projects. In this book, Agile Alliance cofounder Mike Cohn discusses the philosophy of agile estimating and planning and shows you exactly how to get the job done, with real-world examples and case studies. Concepts are clearly illustrated and readers are guided, step by step, toward how to answer the following questions: What will we build? How big will it be? When must it be done?
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It says if the planning and estimating is not done in an agile way, the agile project is not relevant to this estimating and planning. Without taking agile into account while planning and estimating of your projects, you cannot run your projects in Agile way. Mountain Goat Software is a legendary, over 20 years old company engaged in consulting in process and project management. The company is a leading training organization for many global corporate. Mike Cohn has clientele ranging from small start-ups to a large number of top 40 Fortune companies. Mike is also a founding member of well known Agile Alliance besides being a regular contributor to a number of related magazines and a renowned speaker at a number of conferences.