How to Do Software Project Estimation: Our Techniques and Advice

Software project estimation practices at CodeTiburon
8 minutes
Nearly every software development project starts with one question: how much effort is this going to take in terms of time and money? Or simply put, ‘What’s the damage?’ Now, that’s a question easier asked than answered. Regardless of experience in software development, answering it ‘off the cuff’ is hardly ever possible. And here is what happens when you ask us for a quote.

Business Analyst: Roles and Responsibilities in a Scrum Team

Business Analyst in Scrum
8 minutes
There’s no such thing as a Business Analyst in Scrum. So why bother? Can’t we do without this role? What can possibly go wrong? And how can s/he help in our self-contained and self-organizing Scrum team of software developers? These questions are regularly heard nowadays. And they often hurt the experts in question. In this article, we will try to address them.