measure and estimate

Many of the issues that I hear about from our IT consulting clients can be traced back to either an inability or disinterest in scoping and estimating projects. The woodworkers maxim of “measure twice, cut once” has been replaced by “I don’t have time to build up a detailed task estimate” and “it will work itself out as I’ll be high on some estimates and low on others.” More often than not, we find that our clients have solid processes for estimating project size and complexity but don’t bother to use them....Read More