RE: Reality check

Subject: RE: Reality check
From: "Secara, Maggie" <Maggie -dot- Secara -at- indymacbank -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 12:20:24 -0800

Every software project I've been on in the last 4-5 years has come in dead
on schedule.

Maggie Secara

John said:
We have project timeline reviews twice a week and NONE of the
> intiatives (about 10 to date) have slipped more than a couple of
> weeks from inception to rollout. If any milestone in the timeline
> moves more than 3 days, it gets kicked up to a red status and
> initiative manager must give an oral presenation to the stakeholders
> explaining why. The stakeholder's bonus plan includes this as a
> factor, so you can be sure they don't smile during the presentation.
> --- Lois Patterson <lois -at- dowco -dot- com> wrote:
> > There are so few software projects that conform to timelines
> > anyway. Do you
> > think they will realistically have the product finished so that
> > your work
> > will be required in that four weeks, or will this discussion of
> > Lois Patterson
> >
> > Sharon wrote:
> >
> > | I am looking for a reality check. The client seems
> > | immovable about the 4 weeks.

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