Gartner Research

How to Estimate and Track IT Product Development

Published: 25 March 2019

ID: G00379633

Analyst(s): Nathan Wilson


Many firms are struggling with how to predict and track product roadmap business outcomes as they move to widespread agile product governance. Application leaders need to improve the estimation and tracking of agile development activities by following the steps in this research.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Make Sure That Estimation Is Both Required and Possible
  • Estimate and Track Agile Milestones by Focusing on Business Capabilities
  • Break the Estimation Game by Separating Sizing From Estimation
  • Track Effectiveness by Observing Team Progress

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