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No-Drama Project Management: Avoiding Predictable Problems for Project Success by Bart Gerardi

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Testing Assumptions“Well, when we started this project, we were assuming…”

Life runs on assumptions. Every day, you assume that your alarm clock will wake you up, that your shower will have hot water, and that solar flares won’t fry the electrical grid and broadband network that power your life. In fact, you couldn’t live without assumptions; if you needed to verify each little thing every single day, it would be bedtime again before you were certain that everything you were assuming was true could be proven in the affirmative. And as luck would have it, a huge percentage of these assumptions do turn out to be true, allowing you to live in relative ...

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