Estimating work is helpful for managing teams and planning for the future. But working through every nuance to provide an estimate can cause frustration and be time-consuming.
I recently worked with a client who was extremely frustrated with deadlines that seemed to come from nowhere, made no sense to him, and didn’t fit with his idea of Scrum as a methodology. He believed that according to Agile/Scrum, “the business” was not allowed to give deadlines to development teams. Scrum, he believed, allowed […]