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The #NoEstimates movement is a pointless infatuation

#NoEstimates isn’t as revolutionary as people are trying to make you believe

The #NoEstimates movement is gaining more and more traction. I wanted to understand why, so my team experimented with it for 3 months. After working with it for a quarter, I don’t believe it’s as game-changing as #NoEstimates proponents are trying to make us believe.

It doesn’t make a big difference as to how much time a team spends on estimation. It doesn’t fundamentally alter the way a…




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