Quote of the Day: The perfect is the enemy of good

by Mar 12, 2019

It is easy to get stuck trying to deliver a ‘perfect’ product, but often being really good at your job requires delivering the ‘right’ product instead. The right product has quality and meets the limitations of time, cost and desired product scope. In project management, these three constraints on the quality of a product are known as the Triple Constraint or Iron Triangle. The underlying problem with waiting to deliver the perfect product was well observed by Voltaire in the 1700s when reflecting that:

 

The perfect is the enemy of good

 

Voltaire

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