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Refining your backlogs

2 minute read

My previous update on Backlogs provided an introduction to the term. This post provides a little more detail on how to work with Backlogs.

Estimating in an agile way

4 minute read

People would love it if we could predict the future. We get this all the time in our work: How much is the project going to cost? When will it be finished so that we can go live? We are really busy so how much of Dave’s time do you need next month? We only get the actual answers to these questions after the work is done (occasionally years later) but people need estimates, forecasts and indications to help coordinate people and activities. Agile ways of working do not immediately remove these needs but techniques like Scrum can help avoid some of the common pitfalls.