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Andy Leonard is an author and engineer who enjoys building and automating data integration solutions. Andy is co-host of the Data Driven podcast. Andy is no longer updating this blog. His current blog is AndyLeonard.blog.

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Published Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:31 PM by andyleonard

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Greg Low said:

Spot on Andy. Share so many of my own thoughts.

In many IT project management books, they suggest 10% of the cost of the overall project as development, but as you say, the person making that decision is only focused on that 10%.

I also say that in this industry, you need to be comfortable that 80% of what you know today will be useless in 4 years time. But that 20% is what keeps you out of trouble. (And that's what experience is).

September 20, 2016 8:16 PM
 

andyleonard said:

Agreed, Greg. It's an easy mistake to make (focusing on the costs of development instead of TCO). I understand it. I want to help people see the bigger picture.

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September 20, 2016 9:52 PM
 

MonkeyMan said:

"If you pay Peanuts, you get Monkeys!" --MonkeyMan

September 21, 2016 3:39 AM

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