Uncertainty

Estimates and the desire to be lied to

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A manager who does not accept estimates with range for uncertainty demonstrates a desire to be lied to. A mundane corporate drama We’re at a staff meeting of a company reliant upon but not about software. Halfway through the hour long meeting, they start talking about a new software dependent product. The product has been a bullet point and a few sentences for months but now has some artwork and wireframes. After a general conversation, the sponsor turns to the … Read More