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How to buffer your plans for uncertainty
What if your project demands a fixed scope and firm deadline? How do you ensure that you can deliver in time? The answer is to use buffers in your schedule.
How to use the cone of uncertainty in your projects
The earlier we need to estimate, the less we know. With the help of the cone of uncertainty, we can come up with probable ranges instead of gut feel estimates.
Why is it so hard to provide accurate estimates?
Apart from the fact that we are trying to predict the future, the answer is that the act of estimating is complex yet deceivingly simple. But how can we developers and creators get better at it?
Why working smarter is not enough
“Work smarter, not harder” is a staple quote in the world of business and startup inspiration porn. But what happens if you invest a lot of time and effort to “work smarter” on the wrong things?
What is Professional Services Automation software?
Learn more about what PSAs are and, more importantly, why your business needs one.
How to manage your task backlog
In its purest form, project management effectively boils down to a straightforward question: Who will do what by then?
Use case: time-based client work
Whether you charge by the hour or use mostly flat rates, the underlying objective stays the same: to make every hour count.