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30-50% of You Are Lousy Estimators – Here’s How to Get Better

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1DevDay Detroit
September 1, 2010
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1DevDay Detroit
September 2010

Estimation is hard and universally unloved. It's a discouraging problem: ambiguous, fuzzy, imprecise, full of unknown factors, risky, consequential. You never have all the information you want.

Happily, there are some simple techniques you can learn to significantly increase your effectiveness and accuracy on this important work. This talk will review these techniques using lessons and examples from Atomic Object's ten years of custom software development experience.