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Re: Status Reporting, scheduling & estimation inScrum

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  • woynam
    Nice! :-)
    Message 1 of 24 , Jun 2, 2010
      Nice! :-)


      --- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, George Dinwiddie <lists@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi, Mark,
      >
      > woynam wrote:
      > > My first suggestion is to stop saying that your project is late. I'm
      > > guessing that the project is probably where it should be, and the
      > > initial estimate was too optimistic.
      > >
      > > See, by saying that the project is late you're buying into the myth
      > > that one can accurately predict the future. If the project is "behind
      > > schedule", it must be the fault of the team, as the plan says we're
      > > supposed to be done, and the plan can't be wrong, now can it?
      >
      > I like to say, "the schedule is ahead of reality." I think it puts
      > things in the proper perspective.
      >
      > - George
      >
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