Software Estimation in an Agile World

Software Estimation in an Agile World


Available On Demand
Duration 60min
Steve McConnell
CEO and Chief Software Engineer
Construx Software
Steve McConnell
Steve McConnell is a renowned thought leader on software development best practices. He is the author of several best-selling books, including the highly influential, Code Complete, often cited as the most popular software development book of all time. His books have sold more than one million copies overall and have been translated into 20 languages. Steve founded Construx in 1996 to help companies apply proven best practices to their software development. In his role as CEO and Chief Software Engineer, Steve teaches classes, writes books and articles, and oversees software engineering practices.

Some agile practitioners say: "Agile projects can't be estimated accurately." Are they right? To take advantage of Agile development, do you have to give up the estimation that your business needs?

In this talk, the award-winning author of Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art, cuts the Gordian knot of Agile Estimation.

Differentiating between agile practice and agile culture, Steve McConnell will:

  • Describe common impediments to estimation on Agile projects
  • Highlight key practices that lead to a Bold New World of Agile Software Estimation
  • Present ways that deliver far better results

BONUS: All attendees will also receive a copy of the practical whitepaper: 10 Keys to Successful Scrum Adoption.

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