Thursday, May 17, 2012

It says x-hours NOT x-days

Story Sent,

Here's one for you. Your manager sets up a meeting with you and their supervisor to talk about your outrageous estimations. The manager tells his supervisor we have a problem because he believes you're not fit for the job due to your astronomical estimations. At some point, the complaining manager says, it's not possible for this feature to take x-days. You stoically point to the estimation printout he brought to the meeting and say, it says x-hours NOT x-days...

No apology from the complaining manager.  Just quiet all week.  It was PRICELESS, however, seeing his supervisor give him "The Shit Face" as Mr. Logic would call it.

The End,

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2 comments:

  1. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) ® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Recently I went for a PMP prep course by the training provider mentioned above, the instructor was too good and I passed with relative ease. Looking forwards to apply what I learned in PMP class in my company.

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  2. The PMP is an illogical certification being pushed by non-PMP recruiters and non-PMP senior executives.

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