Estimate rejection can be a good thing

Rui Silva has a short but sweet post on estimate rejection here.   I love his point that estimates must be “honest” because:

 When technical staff low-balls a project estimate, it denies the executives important information they need to make effective decisions, effectively undermining the executive’s decision-making authority. This results in diverting company resources from projects that are cost-justified to projects that aren’t cost-justified.

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Podcast Link — Enterprise IT: Inside an SAP customer

Here’s the promised link — Enterprise IT: Inside an SAP customer — to my recent podcast w/ Michael Krigsman.  I’ll elaborate a bit on f these themes in future posts.  As I mentioned earlier, the interview stoked my blogging fire again!

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