Estimating user stories: the 5 day challenge

This is a quick note about an idea I’ve been using¬†with a few software teams¬†during the last couple of years. I also spoke about it briefly at the Scottish Ruby Conference this week (video at the bottom of this post). If you try it, please publish your experiences and link to them via the comments here.

TL;DR — don’t guess the size of a story; fit the story to the size you want.

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