Advanced Topics in Agile Planning

Velocity is perhaps the most useful metric available to agile teams. In this session we will look at advanced uses of velocity for planning under special but common circumstances. We will see how to forecast velocity in the complete absence of any historical data. We will look at how a new team can forecast velocity […]

Introduction to Agile Estimation

We are agile, so we don’t have to estimate and have no deadlines, right? Wrong! This session will consist of an overview of the concept of agile estimation and the notion of re-estimation. We’ll learn about user stories, story points, team velocity, how to apply them all to estimation and iterative re-estimation. The lab will […]