No Perfect Solutions

There are no perfect solutions, there are always trade-offs.
Expecting perfect solutions – checking all the boxes – is a common mistake projects and their sponsors make. One cannot have it all and have to give up on some of the requested features and functions.

Solutions to complex problems always involve trade-offs. There lies the challenge – among the different, less-than-perfect options, which one gives the most and compromises the least?

If you like this topic, you might be interested in listening to the episode – The short list – from Seth Godin’s podcast – Akimbo.

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