Trim the Fat – Reduce the Waste!

Let's Get Skinny, Ok?

I recently saw a graph from The Standish Group quantifying that only 20% of all delivered software features are “often or always used.” This is a pretty staggering statistic to take in, considering when I think of this in light of what my client is building right now for their customers. Could it be said that only 20% of our effort is used??? Think about that for a minute!

What we could do is to completely elaborate, build, test, or document our releases so we can, when looking back, see what was most important to the user… but this would be too late…


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