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Giving Up

When is the right time to give up on a project, a design approach, or a requirement? What factors do you consider in coming to the decision that it is not in the organization's best interest to continue forward with the current approach? I know that the economically oriented folks will suggest that we look at the net present value discounted over the useful life period minus the initial capitalization and number of pizzas ordered per developer. Sure, that is a fine rational way to do it....

  1. Posted on April 3, 2008 7:12:PM by Earl Beede to Practicing Earl
  2. humor, requirements, fatigue, Management, Design