Whatever language or framework your team prefers to develop with there is no escaping requests for estimates. Estimates are needed for planning, budgeting and prioritization.

However there is a problem - our estimates tend to be wrong and sometimes very wrong indeed..

Which leads us to the obvious question: Why are we building plans on something that's probably incorrect?

In this session we'll look at why we are so bad at estimating and alternative approaches.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

Introduction to estimates

Why developers hate estimates

Estimate approaches

Alternatives to estimates

Learning Outcome

Understand both the need for and issues with estimates

Look at alternative approaches

Target Audience

Anyone

Prerequisites for Attendees

None

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