Why We're Bad at Estimating Time (and What to Do About It)

At the beginning of every project we tend to rely on our optimism to estimate how long it will take. This article shows how our optimism, an otherwise good personal quality, can prevent us from providing an accurate measure of project completion. Because we fail to factor in issues and delays, we aim for best case scenarios, rather than rely on historical data. In order to bypass the planning fallacy, we have to stop estimating using intuition only, and instead use one of the solutions provided.


Read more to see the 6 very simple ways to provide an accurate project estimate: https://zapier.com/blog/how-to-estimate-time/

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