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Need advice from vets: client wants a 1 year project plan, it is not going to happen, what do I tell them

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They hired PWC, their expectations shouldn't be too high

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Make one up

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Ask them what they're hoping to get out of the project plan? Are they looking for a high-level roadmap? That would probably be easier for them to synthesize. Ask them to meet you in the middle and advise them that a roadmap would be best. I've never been asked to present a year-long project plan.

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I put some shit in a deck for them that fits in a year but I know for a fact it won't get done in a year. I feel dishonest

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Zing. Fuck me for caring about my work

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Don't confuse selling with delivery

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Don't you just promise the work, sign the contract, and leave the delivery manager to figure that out??

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Talk to your manager. Sounds like they have unrealistic expectations of you and/or you are in over you head

I'll be doing the work

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