Story Sizing — the good the bad and the types

Colin Oakley
Feb 7, 2018 · 3 min read

The good parts

The bad parts

Sizing, Sizing and well sizing

Story Points

Story points = Complexity + Effort + The Great Unknown

T-Shirt Sizes


No estimates

Bonus: Whales

Different whale sizes

Colin Oakley

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front-end developer in Government into html, css, node.js and a11y. Co-orginizer of Frontend North East.

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