Story points are better than hours for estimaing because:

We are bad at estimating hours, but more consistent with points

Hours tell us nothing since the best developer on the team may be multiple times faster than the worst

It takes less time to estimate in points than hours

"The management metric for project delivery needs to be a unit of production [because] production is the precondition to revenue ... [and] hours are expense and should be reduced or eliminated whenever possible"

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