Everything’s Relative (a fresh look at agile estimation) With Stuart Mann
November 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Much like the internet, estimation can be good, bad or completely mindless. Want to practice mindful, value-adding estimation that increases delivery predictability? Then this is the session for you.
A fresh and fun look at agile estimation covering the “why” of estimation, why humans are terrible at estimating, how our brains work when estimating, how risk influences size and how to ensure that estimation adds value. The session includes several practical examples that attendees can take back to their teams.
About the Speaker
Stuart Mann is a reformed waterfall guy who is now a passionate Agile Coach. In his spare time, Stuart is a compulsive marathon runner having run over 240 marathons and ultra marathons. He is a prolific writer with a popular blog (http://runningmann.co.za/), monthly column in South Africa’s largest running publication (Modern Athlete) and a regular contributor of athletics articles to News24.com. Stuart’s lifetime ambition is to secure a beer sponsor.
Stuart is a frequent presenter at local and international conferences where he typically provides a different perspective on traditional topics. If you’d like to connect with Stuart you can do so on LinkedIn or Twitter (work profile @StuartDMann & running profile @runningmann100).