At Made we host regular client showcases, this is an opportunity to sit down with the client to discuss how the iteration and the project as a whole are progressing.
As an industry of tinkerers, optimisers and perfectionists we occasionally miss the beauty of unorganisation and human instinct. Our obsession to be more efficient and productive can sometimes have some undesired consequences. At Made we often adapt our processes in the name of efficiency but lately we’ve started experimenting by taking away some of these processes with surprising results.
The #noestimates movement is a subject that has generated a fair amount of controversy in the software development community since its inception, including within the team here at Made.
In this first of a pair of articles about software project estimations, I’ll be arguing in favour of foregoing estimations.