Managing Expectations, Part 2

In my last post I talked about the importance of estimating development time/effort on a software project, in the large. In this follow-up, I’ll bring it down to a personal level. A bit of career advice for anyone crazy enough to take up software development as a profession. In my first IT job, at a […]

The Importance of Managing Expectations

Everyone loves watching the Olympics. There’s the drama of human competition. National pride. The exuberance of youth. Dramatic moments. And, of course, world records. One of the things that makes the Olympics so compelling to watch is the possibility of someone swimming faster or jumping higher than anyone who has come before. Ever. Simple, pared-down-to-the-basics […]