The Software Estimation Struggle

Software estimation research is … improving estimation techniques so that sophisticated organizations can achieve project results +-5% of estimate results… …the typical software organization is not struggling to improve its estimates from +-10% to +-5% accuracy. The typical software organization is struggling to avoid estimates that are incorrect by 100%

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Effective Technical Leadership

Some notes from the Effective Technical Leadership talk given by David Byttow. Attributes of an effective technical lead Knowledge: “A strong tech leadā€™s knowledge is broad and deep…A tech lead should be a master of several technologies.” Speed: “be ultra-responsive and capable of making instant decisions, always kicking the ball

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