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Estimation games

KEY LEARNING POINT

Learn a series of games that will help you to understand jobs and clarify the expectations of others.

We assume a lot when we make estimations, and everyone thinks differently, so what one person defines and estimates can be very different. The exercises in this section are great to do with your team, your manager or your customers to help you gain a shared understanding of and consensus over the metrics in order to define what is involved in the activity and what the definition of success looks like.

These estimations provide valuable metrics for measuring progress and how accurate our estimations are by comparing them to the actuals. Many tend to under estimate the time it will take to complete a task. ...

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