# The Real Value of Estimating

if you don’t understand when being asked to estimate, ask questions. The real value of estimating is a shared understanding, not the estimate itself.

u/KurtiZ_TSW

This is a cool way to look at it. I still tend to think of story points as ranges of time (3 = half to a full day), but I should also try to think about how each number is complex relative to each other.