Agile Estimating and Planning by Mike CohnLeading agile consultant and Addison-Wesley; Pearson Education, The concept of user stories has its roots as one of the main tenets of Extreme Programming. In simple terms, user stories represent an effective means of gathering requirements from the customer roughly akin to use cases. This book describes user stories and demonstrates how they can be used to properly plan, manage, and test
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Agile Estimating and Planning
At the same time, the author never loses sight of the need to deliver business value to the customer each step of the way. But building plans that only estimate the future and then embrace change, challenge most of our training and skills. In Agile Estimating and Planning , Mike Cohn once again fills a hole in the Agile practices, this time by showing us a workable approach to Agile estimating and planning. Mike delves into the nooks and crannies of the subject and anticipates many of the questions and nuances of this topic. Students of Agile processes will recognize that this book is truly about agility, bridging many of the practices between Scrum and ExtremeProgramming. The book is clear, well organized, and a pleasant and valuable read. We can dig in as deeply as we need to, without too much detail before we need it.
Story points Ideal time h P la n n i n g Po ke r Estimating wit. Relative values are what is important: A login screen is a 2. A search feature is an 8. How long will this take? Are you answering what is being asked?
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