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Discussion on: Why developers are SO sh*t at estimating!

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Dan Newton

Are you trying to describe me??

I need to improve on this as well. I once estimated a 5 month project could be completed in 1, maybe 2 months tops. Yeah, that didn't work out very well.

Since then I have tried to be more pessimistic when estimating.

I have not got much better at it, but I haven't got worse as least 😊😊

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Luke Garrigan Author

😅 that's brilliant, I've never had to estimate an entire project but I can only imagine that's 10x worse, so, so many unknowns!