Software delivery team estimating

Forecasting, confidence and estimation in lean software delivery

Back with another article on lean software delivery. This time, I’ll be discussing forecasting, confidence and estimation at a high level. I’ll write another article further in depth on how to estimate and what tools to use. Make sure you check out my DORA metrics article and MTTR discussion to get an idea what I’ve been discussing for software delivery. What are percentiles in software delivery? A percentile is a measure used in statistics indicating the value below which a given percentage of observations in a group of observations falls. For example, the 20th percentile is the value (or score)