Story Points vs Hours

In my guest post on Mike Dexter’s blog, I briefly touch on estimating in hours. Estimating in hours during sprint planning is something that’s been around for a long time. Robert Martin notes this in his popular and influential book Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practice’s: Many developers find it helpful to use “perfect programming hours”…

Agile and the death of expertise

There have been a number tweets recently regarding Tom Nichol’s article on The death of expertise It’s always very difficult to summarise an article without losing context, so I recommend reading the full article, but I think the essence of the article is in this quote: In any discussion, you have a positive obligation to…