Andy Berner

Andy Berner

Andy BernerDr. Andy Berner has helped organizations improve their software development processes for over 20 years.  He has “hands-on” experience with almost every role in software development.  He is on the QSM software development team and is leading the work at QSM to incorporate Agile techniques into and enhance the resource demand management capabilities of the SLIM-Suite.  He has recently published several articles on Agile methods and practices, focusing on planning projects to set realistic expectations.  He has spoken at numerous conferences on software tools and methods, often with an emphasis on how to make sure that tools serve the team, rather than the other way around. He has an A.B. cum Laude in Mathematics from Harvard University, a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and has seven US Patents.

Andy Berner's Recent Blog Posts

The Shape of the Work When Estimating Agile Releases

Andy Berner's Recent Articles

Measuring Effort and Productivity of Agile Projects

Determining a Gearing Factor for Story Points

Alternative Sizing Units for Agile Estimation

Sizing Agile Projects Consistently

In Agile, What Should We Estimate?

Constant Velocity Is a Myth

Ready, Set, Go...and Ready Again: Planning to Groom the Backlog

Is It Bigger than a Breadbox? Getting Started with Release Estimation