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Why Your Agile Team Should Use Relative Story Point Estimation

By Harry Ulrich on Feb. 27, 2018 View Comments


To state it plainly, estimating software development projects is no easy feat. A traditional, waterfall approach involves a lengthy requirements gathering effort, resulting in complex documentation and a project plan with estimated hours and dollars. Today, Agile development methodologies have largely become the new normal, with a key benefit of providing the ability to quickly assess how long it will take to complete a project and how much it might cost.

We advocate for quickly building a high-level feature list and using Relative Story Point Estimation to more accurately estimate costs and level of effort.

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