Estimation and Forecasting Workshop

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Estimation and Forecasting Workshop | Melbourne

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

Learn estimation and planning in this fun and “hands-on”, 3-hour workshop through relevant examples and exercises. The following areas will be covered:

  1. Estimation and Planning Overview: problems with traditional estimation and planning and why estimation and planning is often conducted poorly

  2. Agile Planning Overview: six levels of planning and effective estimation and planning approaches

  3. Agile Planning Lifecycle: high-level overview of the Agile lifecycle and key activities that need to be conducted at each phase

  4. Agile Plan Management: how to manage fixed scope and / or fixed time deliveries properly based on identification of MVP, estimation of user stories, determining a velocity, and setting-up release and iteration walls for visual management along with complementary digital tools

  5. Agile Estimation Lifecycle and Presenting Estimates to Stakeholders: practices for updating estimates and how to use burn-up and burn down charts for the benefit of the team and stakeholders – along with a review of the most popular tools being used by progressive organizations


  • Gain experience in agile estimation and planning techniques that you can use right-away
  • Understand the problems you need to avoid
  • Learn how to plan releases and iterations based on business value and risks
  • Learn how to present and update agile estimates and plans to ensure your success

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