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This year we introduce a new format of lightning talks. Lightning talks are a great opportunity to offer a talk or vote for a talk you want to hear right at the conference. Be ready with 10min slot!
 

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Agile Prague conference is getting closer. Please come to the registration desk at 8:30 am so we allow the conference to start on time.

 

The conference is on September 10-11, 2018 at OK System Conference Center, Na Pankráci 125, 140 21 Prague 4 - Pankrac.

Agile Prague 2018 - Press release

We just published Agile Prague 2018 official press release. It's available in CTK news service (in Czech) [PDF version].

Agile Prague 2018 is sold out

Agile Prague 2018 Conference is sold out. You can still get your registration to the conference with one of our combo packages and join conference  + David Hussman Product Discovery or Delivery workshop, CSM, CSPO or CAL. 

Discovery workshop by David Hussman plus free 2-days registration.

 

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Wouldn’t it be great to go to a conference that included all of the topics that are most interesting to you? A conference that addressed your most pressing questions?
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Join the lunch Open Space and deepen your learning experience. 

 

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Discovery or Delivery

Angel Diaz-Maroto Alvarez is returning to Agile Prague with a workshop where you can be exploring interleaving discovery and delivery to your advantage

 

Join the Wednesday workshop Customer Centric Discovery and Delivery and learn more about your products. 

Home » News » Conference tutorial: Vasco Duarte #NoEstimates

Conference tutorial: Vasco Duarte #NoEstimates

#NoEstimates - How to improve software development predictability and profitability by focusing on what matters

By Vasco Duarte

When: Wednesday, September 16th, 9:30-17:00

Where: Prague, exact location will be announced later.

Registration: please register here: Early bird until June 30, 2015.

 

SUMMARY

Stop wasting time and money. #NoEstimates is an approach to software development that arose from the observation that large amounts of time were spent over the years in estimating and improving those estimates, but we see no value from that investment. Indeed, according to scholars Conte, Dunmore and Shens [1] a good estimate is one that is within 25% of the actual cost, 75% of the time.

This is the same as saying: give us your money, we promise not lose more than 25% of it (with a 25% probability that we will lose a lot more). We don’t find that acceptable or productive for our industry. There must be better ways to manage software and product development.

In this workshop we will review and analyze why we do estimates and how we can improve software and product development while reducing the time and money invested in estimating.

Workshop learning goals

  • Decision making frameworks for projects that do not require estimates
  • Investment models for software projects that do not require estimates
  • Project management (risk management, scope management, progress reporting, etc.) approaches that do not require estimates
  • The tools and arguments you need to prove the value of #NoEstimates to your boss
  • How to get started applying #NoEstimates right away
  • Where is #NoEstimates going and what are the likely changes to software development that will come next