The purpose of Planning Poker
An example dialogue during Planning Poker
Estimation is for Innovation
Let's estimateTo give you some understanding of the difference between an estimate and the quantification of an effort forecast, let's play a game.
As a Product Owner, I have great visions and would ask you to do some estimation for me.
Here are 5 items which will bring great value to mankind:
- Cure for Cancer
- Cold Fusion
- Warp Engine
Almost intuitively, your numbering approach will probably revolve mostly about your understanding of the domain as well as the uncertainty you have. The actual "work to do" will probably play a miniscule role.