Whether or not you’re a person who makes New Year’s Resolutions, it can be hard to resist the blank slate offered by January 1. The first few weeks of the year feel suited to reflection and planning. (This is especially true if you’re managing a business and your fiscal year happens to correspond with the calendar year.) If you’re taking some time to assess or reassess your priorities and goals right now, this post is for you.
Any time you’re crafting a plan for the future, you’re taking a guess. You’re making a prediction based on the set of information that’s currently available to you. For example, one obvious place this comes up for PatronManager (as a technology company) is in planning the product development roadmap. The team weighs many different factors, evaluating which features are most important or would have the most benefit for clients, and estimating how much work each feature would take to build and deliver. That last part is where the SWAG comes in.Read the Article