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Why Your Agile Team Should Use Relative Story Point Estimation

By Harry Ulrich

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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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