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  • #16
    Re: v10 Desktop Features

    A badly planned project will take three times longer than expected - a well planned project only twice as long
    A Quote from Dr Elisabeth Kapsammer in a Document evaluating software for project management published by the Johanses Kepler University of Linz


    • #17
      Re: v10 Desktop Features

      I am taking a class next week on "How to complete the last 10% of your project" (seriously). The class will run 90 minutes with 2 hours allotted for questions.
      Steve Wood
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      • #18
        Re: v10 Desktop Features

        That class seems interesting because that last 10% sometimes takes the same time It took you to complete the first 90% (Im in thats situation right now :o)


        • #19
          Re: v10 Desktop Features

          Originally posted by Steve Wood View Post
          I am taking a class next week on "How to complete the last 10% of your project" (seriously). The class will run 90 minutes with 2 hours allotted for questions.
          It's like spending 90% on your developer's time dealing with exceptions of 'happy flow' functionality. While the core needed functionality only needs 10% effort.

          Maybe instead of functionality and customer acceptance, let you projects by driven be money and/or time boundaries and let your customers decide what they are willing to give up given those time / money bounderies. Learning to say no / accepting no may also help.

          In my recent experience an agile scrum approach to development is certainly better in managing the last 10% of your project definition.

          I am very interested in your evaluation of the course and what you learned from it.

          And hope the course leader manages to stick to the 2 hour limit for questions.
          regards, Ron


          • #20
            Re: v10 Desktop Features

            Some of the desktop features are present in the Beta. One desktop feature I have been waiting for is the headers & footers feature in a form.

            I have a project that requires this feature and I have been unable to figure out how to do this in V9.

            Maybe some confusion could be alleviated if the about screen and the splash screen would be updated to "V10 Beta".

            Also some documentation would be GREATLY appreciated.
            Barry Kucher


            • #21
              Re: v10 Desktop Features

              Originally posted by 411tech View Post
              Some of the desktop features are present in the Beta. One desktop feature I have been waiting for is the headers & footers feature in a form.
              I believe that's in the beta.
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