Estimating Episodes


#NoEstimates Business Applications with Vasco Duarte

March 1, 2021

#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 challeng…

Dynamics 365 Estimating Power Apps

Estimating How Much and How Long

Aug. 24, 2020

#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 Po…

Dynamics 365 Estimating Power Apps

Estimating Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Applications

July 14, 2020

#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, …


Estimating Bugs in Scrum

Oct. 27, 2019

#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 sp…

Dynamics 365 Estimating Power Apps

Shawn, Stop Estimating Effort in Days! with Shawn Tabor

May 6, 2019

#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 …

Estimating Product Backlog

Estimating the Product Backlog Using Planning Poker

April 2, 2019

#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 esti…

Estimating Pitching Scrum Planning Q&A

Listeners’ Q&A

April 1, 2019

#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 )…