12 Apr '13, 9am

Good to have it articulated

recently gave an enlightening talk which included discussion on the impact of accidental complexity to estimates. In his talk, he pointed out that estimates are composed of accidental and essential complexity . It's often easy to estimate the essential complexity of a problem; however, estimating accidental complexity is an entirely different matter. This point really hit home for me. On my last project I often strongly disagreed with certain members of the team on estimates. I was often higher than the average, and much higher than the lowest estimates. J.B.'s talk really openend my eyes to a few points.Not all developers consider both accidental and essential complexity while estimating Features that touch accidentally complex portions of the system are harder to estimate as the accidental complexity can often be hard to completely understand. (If you completely understo...

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