### 3-point estimates. good for you!

Musings on Project Management

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

Here's my three point **estimate** paradox: We all know we must **estimate** with three points (numbers). so we do it, reluctantly None of us actually want to work with (do arithmetic with) the three points we **estimate**. In a word, three point **estimates** suck -- not convenient, thus often put aside even if **estimated** -- and most of all: who among us can do arithmetic with three point **estimates**? But Monte Carlo **Risk** Management Statistics

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