Jan. 23, 2015. This is my goal. My deadline. And I’m going to miss it.
Let me explain. As I write this article, I am also making soup. Trust me, it all comes together at the end.
Part I: Software Estimation 101
I’ve been working on Archmage Rises full time for three months and part time about 5 months before that. In round numbers, I’m about 1,000 hours in.
You see, I have been working without a specific deadline because of a little thing I know from business software called the “Cone of Uncertainty”: