Re: Is it a right way to Estimate the Velocity?
- Thank you Don for your comments, I know that maybe this is no the
best way to estimate the Velocity but I'm a beliver that once we
starts with the Sprints we will refine our mechanism to
Thanks to other too, becuase their comments (some of them with more
sarcarsm than others) help us to have a better understanding on
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Don Gray <don@...> wrote:
> > It's important to remember that the more complicated you make the
> > calculation, the more if will give you the illusion of reality.
> Most people find it easy to confuse precision with accuracy.
> Guessing values and then computing the answer to 2 decimal places
> leads to highly precise, but usually inaccurate answers.
> > So, if you want to get the feeling of a more reliable way, I'd
> > thinking of more factors to include in the formula.
> Over the years, I've decided what we look for is comfort. We have
> different ways to get to comfort. Having a precise number works
> some. I find comfort offering a range. I recently told a potential
> client the effort was bigger than a bread box but smaller than a
> semi-tractor-trailer. After some research, I refined the number to
> "value +/- 20%". To be more accurate, I'd have to actually do the
> Deusdit seems comfortable with the equation. It doesn't work for
> and that's OK. I'd expect variation in behavior and effort as the
> team starts the first sprint to the point of overwhelming the
> calculation. But we have to start somewhere.
> I'm reminded of the saying that goes something like:
> "Measure to the millimeter, mark with a crayon, cut with an axe."
> Don (336)374-7591
> Things do not change; we change.
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