Good blog on Separating Estimating from Committing

by Sampath Prahalad

A fundamental and common problem in many organizations is that estimates and commitments are considered equivalent. A development team (agile or not) estimates that delivering a desired set of capabilities will take seven months with the available resources. Team members provide this estimate to their manager who passes the estimate along to a vice president who informs the client. And in some cases the estimate is cut along the way to provide the team with a “stretch goal.

For the complete blog, refer to

http://blog.mountaingoatsoftware.com/separate-estimating-from-committing

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