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Your Engineering Estimates Are Wrong — But They Are Not Useless

Published: 01 April 2020

ID: G00719893

Analyst(s): Clifton Gilley


Product managers often use development estimates as part of the planning process, but relying on these estimates is no guarantee of success. Instead of using estimates that provide a false sense of precision, product managers should work with engineering to account for uncertainty into the plan.

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