Let’s Test Day 1… What a day!

Wow. It's 5am and I've just got back in from socialising with Michael Bolton, Lars Sjodahl and Philip Quinn (a fellow Glaswegian) where I left them after the past hour of telling some classic jokes and Michael playing his mandolin (and me and Philip getting into the full swing of things being reminded of back home). Today [...]

Estimations, Guesstimations, Shmesstimations…

I recently found these "No bullshit estimation cards" I can't agree more with the message they send regarding estimations. Almost everywhere I have worked, there has been a big emphasis on the need for estimating the time and effort for implementing and releasing a new feature, but in almost every case we get it wrong. Whether that is missed [...]