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It’s not easy being right

Answered => “Why are software development task estimations regularly off by a factor of 2-3?” on Quora.

http://www.quora.com/Why-are-software-development-task-estimations-regularly-off-by-a-factor-of-2-3

=> My answer…

Early on in my self-employeed career I read an article or an interview where one of the key takeaways was, “It almost always takes twice as long and costs twice as much as you’ll estimate.” This particular Law of the Universe is one of the most essential tools in my tool box.

What you sense is not unique to software development.

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