Monthly Archives: November 2014

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”:

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