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I typically ignore planning in this blog. Not because it isn’t important, but because it isn’t important until later. You need to be able to deliver if you want your plans to mean anything. However, there is one topic that I think worth discussing: estimating your work. I find this worth discussing because I see […]

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In one sense, units don’t matter at all. In another they are critical. It’s all human psych. The fundamental problem is a cognitive bias termed the Planning Fallacy. This well-documented bias shows that the human brain, even with training, always estimates outcomes on the information it knows. We have a well-researched, systemic bias that causes […]

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