Agile Evangelist Live Webinar - Mike Pearce - How big is it?

  • March 21, 2013 · 4:00 PM

Follow this link to subscribe and view live! https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/8813/69171

Estimating the size of stories, features or work is pretty confusing. What with fibonacci, a modified fibonacci, t-shirt sizes, animals and other various and often arbitrary methods of sizing things, it's no wonder that developers struggle to do it and the business often has little, or no confidence in the estimates from your team.

This talk will delve into the gamut of estimating methods, weighing up the pros and cons of each and discuss how to estimate stories, how to use these estimates to create a velocity or derive cycle-time and how to get better at sizing almost anything you like with accuracy, as well as helping the business understand your estimates and what they mean (and don't mean!) and whether, in fact, estimating is even necessary! All this in order to achieve estimation nirvana.

Mike Pearce is a development manager working for a performance marketing company in London. He's been a scrum master and an agile coach for a several years and likes to talk at length about anything to do with improving team performance, engagement and happiness. He has previously spoken at the Scrum Alliance Global Gathering in 2011 and at several user groups including PHP London and has done in-house Agile Training for iBuildings UK, London and Partners and Digital Animal.

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  • Melody K.

    Won't have Internet at that time so can't connect :( hope there is a recording available! Melody

    March 20, 2013

  • Lucien D.

    will this be recorded - we have some of the team in Thailand and it is a bit late for them

    March 18, 2013

    • Emily M.

      Hi Lucien, yes it will be. If you get them to subscribe to the channel, they will be sent a link as soon as the webinar has been recorded & available to watch

      March 18, 2013

  • Emily M.

    Hey everyone,

    Please make sure you subscribe to the webinar following this link:

    https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/8813/69171

    It is a free subscription & can only be viewed if you subscribe.

    March 15, 2013

  • Steven

    needs webinar details :-)

    March 11, 2013

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