Brutal Truths About Software Project Scheduling Estimates

The scheduling of software projects has confounded managers for decades. The only effective antidote to poor scheduling is experience, something our industry tends not to value.

I've always wanted to post a well-informed treatise on scheduling estimates but I was concerned that it would lapse into a rant. I suppose it's impossible to tackle this subject dispassionately but I'll limit this to bullet point observations and try not to make it a big think piece.

last update 2019-02-17