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Hardware Project Planning Survey: Full Results

After some of our own analysis, it’s time to turn the conversation over to you! Here are all the data from our 2012 hardware project planning survey. To quickly rehash what you’re looking at, this survey was conducted by Catherine … Continue reading

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Planning to Fail: Long Hours, Mounting Stress and Aggressive Goal Setting

Thus far, we’ve seen numbers related to confidence in project planning and our failure to produce accurate project estimates. In this post, we’ll see that failing to meet project delivery dates doesn’t come from lack of effort, though we will … Continue reading

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Planning to Fail: Is Estimating Really This Difficult?

Estimating effort is something we collectively struggle with in hardware development considering building the project plan is an exercise that everyone is involved in. Here’s the next few data points from our project planning survey that may have you wondering … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Variance in Project Plans from Start to Finish

We’ve had our first brave sole step up and offer his opinion based on data from our project planning survey! Our guest contributor is Gaurav┬áJalan, a design verification engineer with services firm SmartPlay in Bangalore. Gaurav, who runs his own … Continue reading

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Planning to Fail: How Stable are Your Project Plans?

Hardware project plans aren’t stable, that’s for certain. But what we expect and what we perceive our peers and management expect may surprise you. Here’s the first few data points from our hardware project planning survey that correspond to the … Continue reading

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Planning to Fail in Hardware Development

Yes… you’re reading the title right! Seems we hardware developers spend more of our time planning for failure than we do for success! How, you might be asking yourself, could I make such an outlandish claim? Well, Catherine Louis and … Continue reading

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