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GeneralJust procrastinating... Pin
Sander Rossel11-Aug-19 1:59
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I've got this project that I've been working on for almost two years now.
It hasn't seen production yet, mostly because the client gives this zero priority.
I think they don't even know what they're up against, a startup company with their own product.
Their train of thought so far has been as follows: "Let's tell Sander what our product should do (like, in one or two sentences) and he'll build it within the year and then we can make some money!"
That I actually need to know what I should build hasn't crossed their minds, that's up to me to find out.
When I ask them "Should I do x or y?" or "Can you look at this and give me the correct values?" I just get zero response until I ask them again and they tell me they'll look at it and I get zero response again.
It took them over a year after I've put some software in a test environment to actually take a good look at it Sigh | :sigh:

Needless to say I'm not very motivated, but it's been months since I've done anything and they want to see another release (so they can ignore it again).
One of these guys already has two businesses and the other works in IT (went from tester to business analyst), you'd expect they knew what they were doing.
Unfortunately, I've signed a contract and they keep paying the bills, so I can't just quit.
I've tried talking to them, but not much changed Sigh | :sigh:

Here's the plan: just give them something that could qualify as "done" by their own vaguely defined standard and never hear from them again Big Grin | :-D

Lessons learned: Never sign a contract on a basis of "We'll figure it out as we go." Sigh | :sigh:

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GeneralI just download my first .Net Core app Pin
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