Are Your Eyes Too Big for Your Project?
With Thanksgiving behind us and the December Holiday fast approaching, it always gets me thinking about overeating. One more piece of pie won't hurt me, or constantly grazing all the treats laid out even when I am not hungry. It doesn't seem like a big deal until you are so stuffed you feel awful for a couple of hours, or even worse, you step on the scale in January, and you wonder where that 10 lbs came from. Where are you going with this? Thanks for the digestion tips, Chip, but how does this apply to the software project I am working on? Just like having one more piece of pie, adding another feature or a string of changes to your project or sprint can cause you and your team a large amount of heartburn. Making choices like this in a vacuum, without considering the impact on other features or the team, doesn’t just hurt yourself. It impacts the entire team, the project, and your budget. Suddenly everyone is sitting on the couch saying I don't feel well. Meal/Sprint [...]