Why can we not allow for a process that creates detailed requirements and design information for each feature so that we can create more meaningful estimates?

Why can we not allow for a process that creates detailed requirements and design information for each feature so that we can create more meaningful estimates? Isn’t that the professional way to approach the problem? If the schedule provides time for more detailed estimating at this time, by all means do it! However, we believe […]

The “Yes, But” Syndrome

One of the most frustrating, pervasive, and seemingly downright sinister problems in all of application development is the “Yes, But” syndrome, being the observation of the users’ reaction to every piece of software I have ever developed. For whatever reason, I always observe two immediate, distinct, and separate reactions when the users see the system […]