Tag Archives: Cynefin

Estimation meets Cynefin

Question: Which provides a better estimate: Planning Poker or an ‘expert’? Many teams would answer that question by saying Planning Poker is always better than an expert’s estimates. We’ve been told it’s the case so many times, that few question it. Truth is, an expert estimate is sometimes more appropriate than an estimate created using Planning Poker. Sometimes… Read More »


Cynefin this. Cynefin that. Everywhere I turned, someone seemed to be referring to this thing called Cynefin. I didn’t even know how to pronounce it, let alone what it was. So last month, at Lean Kanban UK 2013, I decided to go along to Liz Keogh‘s session entitled ‘Cynefin in Action’. In short, Cynefin is… Read More »