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Re: [XP] How do you estimate dependent Stories?

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  • Tim Walker
    FWIW - This is how we teach it in our agile mastery program. Include the work on both stories and estimate. Re-estimate when the size has changed for any
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      FWIW - This is how we teach it in our agile mastery program. Include
      the work on both stories and estimate. Re-estimate when the size has
      changed for any reason, including parts of it being developed in a
      dependent story.

      On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 6:30 AM, Tim Ottinger <linux_tim@...> wrote:
      > Embrace change. Always re-estimate (or re-evaluate at least)
      > before doing a story.
      >
      > On the first day, they're all 3 ideal days (ick: days) and
      > after that, they get estimated down. When you estimate downward,
      > the Customer gets happy. When you estimate upward, less so.
      > It is normal that the code base, the task, and the programmer
      > have all changed a bit since the last time.
      >
      > Tim Ottinger
      > http://tottinge.blogsome.com/
      > http://blog.objectmentor.com/
      >
      >
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