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Shmoken9920-May-22 6:57
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"We retired." Nailed it in 2 words.

Good PMs make it look easy and at the end of a successful program get little to no credit. Because there was no drama and the deadlines and budgets were met everyone (management AND the devs) assume that it was easy.

No one sees that the PM was the human shield protecting the developers from the bull-ship tornado swirling about them. And the management team is oblivious to the agony of a million decisions the development team has to make every day.

The good PM knows "who knows what" and connects the right people at the right times so that developers can get the right answers quickly without unnecessary meetings and distractions.

The good PM knows the business top to bottom, or is willing to learn, and has the experience (and scars) to anticipate the impending wreck and make small adjustments early to avoid them.

These folks get passed over for the Drama Queens that let the crap seep through in both directions and "Save the program", putting in heroic effort that could have been avoided.

You can only do this so long before you get tired and hang it all up.
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