Picking a Ship Date, lots of good advice
So my basic rule for software release cycles is:
- Set a ship date, which might as well be arbitrary
- Make a list of features and sort them out by priority
- Cut low-priority features every time you slip so as to make the date.
This is just a great aside, and I can attest to the validity of the statement.
“How are you building the site now?” I asked.
“Oh, we just do it all manually with BBEdit,” they told me. “Sure, there are thousands of pages, but BBEdit has a really good global-find-and-replace function…”