Estimating Episodes

March 01, 2021

#NoEstimates Business Applications with Vasco Duarte

#74. Join me with Vasco Duarte who runs Oikosofy a coaching company in Finland and is also behind the Scrum Master Toolbox podcast. Vasco is the author of a fascinating book, #NoEstimates. Vasco and I chat about the challenge...


August 24, 2020

Estimating How Much and How Long

#55. In this second episode on estimating Microsoft Business Applications we answer your financial sponsor's two favourite questions: How long is it going to take? How much is it going to cost? If you're a Dynamics 365 or Pow...

Dynamics 365 Estimating Power Apps

July 14, 2020

Estimating Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Applications

#53. If you're building Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power Apps, Power BI, Power Automate or Power Virtual Agent applications, when and how should you be estimating your requirements, releases and applications? Check out part 2, E...

Dynamics 365 Estimating Power Apps

October 27, 2019

Estimating Bugs in Scrum

#40. There are two ways of handling bugs in Scrum: Bug Estimators treat bugs like any other product backlog item. They write a card, estimate it, add it to the product backlog, prioritise it and work on it during a future spr...


May 06, 2019

Shawn, Stop Estimating Effort in Days! with Shawn Tabor

#28. Shawn Tabor wants to know whether to estimate project effort in days or story points. Aren't they the same thing? I've used four ways of estimating effort in my Dynamics 365 projects: Counting cards Days T-shirts Story p...

Dynamics 365 Estimating Power Apps

April 02, 2019

Estimating the Product Backlog Using Planning Poker

#11. Estimating product backlog items using planning poker is the topic for this episode. The benefits of planning poker: gain a shared understanding of the work, bring diverse perspectives to the estimation process and estim...

Estimating Product Backlog

April 01, 2019

Listeners’ Q&A

#8. Dermot and Neil answer questions submitted by podcast listeners about: Estimating chores to reduce technical debt ( Todd Mercer ). Prioritizing items with dependencies and the principle of emergent design ( Alan Rachid )....

Estimating Pitching Scrum Planning Q&A