Estimating the time required to perform some task or tasks.

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What to do when time estimation goes wrong?

Let’s say you estimated time for a case to be 3 days. In day two you notice that the case is growing and new scenarios are popping up which were not counted when the time estimation where done. The ...
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Who should participate in time estimation?

In an IT project: Who should participate in time estimation? Developer, team leader, scrum master and etc? Whose vote should be counted most?
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What can I do to get better at estimating how long projects are going to take? [duplicate]

I don't want to make life hard for management. I really don't. They're nice enough guys, but every time I am assigned a new project or task and get asked "how long do you think it will take to do ...