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How reasonable are your deadlines?

Survey period: 24 Apr 2017 to 1 May 2017

Your boss / team lead / client / neighbour needs some code. In general are your deadlines to deliver reasonable or pure fantasy?

OptionVotes% 
It depends on the job18819.28
My deadlines are always unachievable fantasies14214.56
My deadlines are usually painful but achievable19219.69
My deadlines are generally reasonable27328.00
My deadlines are pretty relaxed10010.26
Deadlines? I've heard of the concept...808.21



 
GeneralMy deadlines are always unachievable fantasies... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter30-Apr-17 3:12
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter30-Apr-17 3:12 
GeneralDeadlines unreasonable but minor f*ck-ups acceptable... Pin
Aoi Karasu 28-Apr-17 16:58
professional Aoi Karasu 28-Apr-17 16:58 
GeneralDeadline before the Spec Pin
Mycroft Holmes27-Apr-17 22:24
professionalMycroft Holmes27-Apr-17 22:24 
GeneralReasonable when didn't meet Pin
Nirav Prabtani27-Apr-17 20:58
professionalNirav Prabtani27-Apr-17 20:58 
GeneralRequirement slides but deadlines doesn't Pin
koolprasad200326-Apr-17 21:40
professionalkoolprasad200326-Apr-17 21:40 
GeneralThe Way it Works in Reality Pin
PeejayAdams25-Apr-17 4:20
PeejayAdams25-Apr-17 4:20 
GeneralRe: The Way it Works in Reality Pin
Ravi Bhavnani25-Apr-17 5:29
professionalRavi Bhavnani25-Apr-17 5:29 
GeneralRe: The Way it Works in Reality Pin
daleofcourse27-Apr-17 7:35
daleofcourse27-Apr-17 7:35 
Or sometimes:

MD: How long will this project take that you've never done before?
Me: A few weeks at least...
MD: Pfff, OK.
Me 30 mins later: Well that's done and out of the way. Wink | ;)
General"I love the sound deadlines make when they fly past" Pin
R. Erasmus24-Apr-17 21:58
R. Erasmus24-Apr-17 21:58 
GeneralRe: "I love the sound deadlines make when they fly past" Pin
kalberts25-Apr-17 4:15
kalberts25-Apr-17 4:15 
GeneralRe: "I love the sound deadlines make when they fly past" Pin
R. Erasmus25-Apr-17 4:36
R. Erasmus25-Apr-17 4:36 
GeneralReasonable, but ... Pin
KarstenK24-Apr-17 21:28
mveKarstenK24-Apr-17 21:28 
GeneralFormula Pin
User 5924124-Apr-17 18:55
User 5924124-Apr-17 18:55 
GeneralDeadline factor Pin
User 1106097924-Apr-17 8:11
User 1106097924-Apr-17 8:11 
GeneralDeadlines and Scope Creep Pin
Tim Carmichael24-Apr-17 6:01
Tim Carmichael24-Apr-17 6:01 
GeneralUntil Recently Pin
W Balboos, GHB24-Apr-17 1:49
mveW Balboos, GHB24-Apr-17 1:49 
GeneralRe: Until Recently Pin
CDP180224-Apr-17 20:49
CDP180224-Apr-17 20:49 
GeneralWe always do it... Pin
Joan M23-Apr-17 22:22
professionalJoan M23-Apr-17 22:22 
GeneralRe: We always do it... Pin
Jörgen Andersson24-Apr-17 3:04
professionalJörgen Andersson24-Apr-17 3:04 
GeneralRe: We always do it... Pin
KBZX500025-Apr-17 0:20
KBZX500025-Apr-17 0:20 
GeneralWe are doing Scrum... Pin
Mike (Prof. Chuck)23-Apr-17 20:59
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)23-Apr-17 20:59 
GeneralRe: We are doing Scrum... Pin
Ravi Bhavnani24-Apr-17 5:50
professionalRavi Bhavnani24-Apr-17 5:50 
GeneralRe: We are doing Scrum... Pin
Ravi Bhavnani25-Apr-17 5:28
professionalRavi Bhavnani25-Apr-17 5:28 
GeneralDefinition Pin
Midi_Mick23-Apr-17 20:41
professionalMidi_Mick23-Apr-17 20:41 
GeneralRe: Definition Pin
Ravi Bhavnani24-Apr-17 5:47
professionalRavi Bhavnani24-Apr-17 5:47 

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