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Splendid take on projects

From Mr. Tim Tripcony comes this gem:

Working longer hours doesn’t necessarily mean more work gets done.

If you ask a developer how long something will take prior to increasing the project scope, keeping the original estimate guarantees you’ll go over budget. Yes, every time. No, there’s no way to avoid this.

If you want something done right, don’t do it yourself. You can’t: you don’t have sufficient access in that environment. Just make sure your instructions are ridiculously detailed… to the point of being insulting.

Read these and more in Everything I Really Need to Know in Life I Learned in project code redacted for public consumption.

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