I’ve often been asked to map points to hours as part of an estimation process. This kind of works and kind of doesn’t. I’ll give my rule of thumb at the end, but first I want to defend the use of story points qua story points. If the only purpose of story points is to … Read more Why Use Points for Estimation?
One of the major Austrian critiques of certain kinds of analysis focuses on uncertainty. You can make a forecast based on certain data, but something unexpected might come along and muck everything up. In the past I have described ways of overcoming this issue. These article contains 3 sections which do the following: Argues for … Read more Applied Unknowns Analysis
This article is another contribution, after the manner of Vandivier (2016), toward the synthesis of Austrian economics and other modern schools of thought. The paper responded to asserts that a reasonable theory of fiscal catallactics must incorporate sociability and venality. This paper responds that venality can be modeled in a way similar to the modern … Read more Short Essay Regarding “Economic Coordination within a Mixed Ecology of Enterprises: Erasing a Theoretical Antinomy”