Archive for April 2nd, 2014

Musings on the Mythical Man-Month Chapter 2

tl;dr: Scheduling tasks is hard We assume everything will go well, but we’re actually crap at estimating We confuse progress with effort Because we’re crap at estimating, managers are also crap at estimating Progress is poorly monitored If we fall behind, natural reaction is to add more people Overly optimistic: Three stages of creation: Idea, […]

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