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Estimates Sucks :: SAPO Codebits 2014

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  • 1. Estimates Sucks Lightning Talk
  • 2. Who am I? @_pedro_torres Pedro Gustavo Torres
  • 3. What is an estimate? • An approximate calculation or judgement of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something
  • 4. How do you do it? • Hours • Days • Months • Points • #NoEstimates
  • 5. Estimates != Certainties
  • 6. That’s why they suck! • Managers love them… and Developers hate them
  • 7. Why (supposedly) you need them? • Roadmap purposes? • “Go / No Go” to create something? • To have deadlines?
  • 8. Stop focusing on the wrong thing! • Estimates don’t mean a lot • Estimates don’t bring value • Don’t decide based on hunches • Decide on ROI and Profit • When was the last time something was aborted because the team told that it was going to take too long?
  • 9. Do we really need estimates?
  • 10. Thank you Did I took 5 minutes? :P