Why is Estimating so Hard?

Why is Estimating so Hard? | 8th Light.

Accurate estimation really doesn’t have much to do with guesswork. Well, it does, but it also has to do with self-awareness to a certain degree. This article is really eye opening in that we often distort our estimates because we base them on how we think, not how we need to tell a computer to work. More often than not the latter is much more time-intensive and convoluted as opposed to our real time problem solving process.