Alexander Debkaliuk

325 days ago

Why are software development estimates regularly off by a factor of 2-3 times?

Let’s take a hike on the coast from San Francisco to Los Angeles to visit our friends in Newport Beach. I’ll whip out my map and draw our route down the coast: The line is about 400 miles long; we can walk 4 miles per hour for 10 hours per day, so we’ll be there in 10 days.