Sam Benskin

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I'm Sam Benskin, Head of Engineering, specialising in web apps with a passion for agile. I'm also a photographer in my spare time.

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Latest Articles

3 Reasons I'm Giving Story Points Another Chance

5 min read
In this article I analyse three problems I've had with story points, how I overcame these and became once more reconciled to story points as a measurement of effort. I think I can convince you too. ... continue reading

The Most Important Metric

4 min read
What is your single most important metric for your team? Is it new visitors? returning customers? new bookings? sales? margin? EBITDA? Perhaps it's something more specific like average percentage viewed in videos, or engagement in social activities? ... continue reading


1 min read
Lately, I’ve been trying to find a way to create something new rather than just reading articles and somewhat ironically, here I am, thanks to this inspiring article ... continue reading