In the last post, we discussed the planning poker as one of the famous agile estimation techniques. Let’s dig into more details about that estimation technique. When using this technique, we have to consider the following:

Source: Wikipedia

I really like what Mike Cohn explained in one of his posts about story points, story points are about effort, despite so, when calculating the story points there are some factors we have to consider; these factors affect our estimation directly:

Story Points

The estimation using story points is a relative sizing, so you can usually refer to the smallest or the easiest user story to be estimated as a reference story, then you relatively size the other stories. The scale used for the story points is exponential scale (such as Fibonacci sequence)…

A series of articles about Azure Machine Learning SDK and how to use the SDK to build an end-to-end ML pipelines.

Graphic Credit: Microsoft for Azure Machine Learning


Azure ML provides us with great tools to build, fine-tune and operationalize machine learning models. …

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