Hello, Andrew. On Thursday, June 18, 2009, at 12:55:03 PM, you
> My second question revolves around estimates. This seems to be another fuzzy
> thing. I mean, if the developers can just say "no it's going to take 12
> hours, not 8", then the natural tendency will be to over-estimate (I know,
> I'm a developer). So something still needs to keep that pressure in place
> for the estimates to be accurate, which is not at all easy. Or am I way off
> base here?
Well ... I really don't think estimates have anything to do with it.
My advice is to do it by the book, get good at the practices, then do as
you will. Many people want to skip to step three. How do they know?