If Time is Money, You Get What You Pay For

If time is money, especially with respect to people’s time, you get what you pay for.

In this clever video, the scope & quality of the output decreases as time decreases.

We often want something resembling the far left image, but often get something less than that; tight budgets, short schedules, and poor planning can contribute.

But sometimes just the bare bones sketch is all that’s needed.  It just depends on the objective of who’s paying.

The key lesson is to understand the relationships among time, resources and scope and manage expectations accordingly.