Software Product Management: Estimating Techniques & Best Practices

Software Product Management    |    Beginner
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Estimating for any initiative is challenging, but is essential for accurate planning. Learn about common challenges in accurately estimating software product development projects and the benefits of doing so. Explore some of the most common estimation techniques including story point estimation, velocity-based planning, Planning Poker, analogy estimation, affinity mapping, and the Fibonacci sequencing technique. You will then learn which situations best fit each technique. Finally, you'll learn best practices to apply when estimating for software product development. After course completion, you'll be able to identify best practices for estimating and planning software product development work.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Identify key challenges to accurate estimation in software product development
    List the benefits of accurate estimation in software product management
    Identify the purpose and steps for story point estimation
    Recognize the characteristics and steps of velocity-based planning
    List the key benefits of velocity-based planning
    Recognize best use cases for the planning poker technique
  • Describe best use cases for the analogy estimation technique
    List the steps in the affinity mapping estimation technique
    Identify best use cases for the fibonacci sequencing technique
    Distinguish between the t-shirt size, dot voting, bucket system, and three-point methods and identify when to best use them for estimating
    Recognize best practices for estimating and planning software product development work
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

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