Since 1999


1 minutes estimated reading time.

Why do teams use points to Estimate? - Interview with Lore Hamilton

Alex Piechowski

During an interview with Lore Hamilton from Rietta, Lore and I get to the bottom of how Fibonacci Point Based Systems are used by teams to more accurate estimates and more accurately measure developer velocity.


Episode Intro: 0:00

Topic Intro: 0:25

Mentality behind Fibonacci Points: 1:12

How to handle “inbetweener 10 point tickets”: 2:32

How long is a point?: 5:50

How points are better for client relationships: 8:25

How do teams and individuals measure velocity individually?: 9:22

Does Lore always use points when she needs to utilize estimations?: 12:15

Who can use point estimates?: 13:52

What was Lore’s first experience with point estimates?: 15:00

Outro: 17:50