Entropy Management Plan

I haven’t had a customer ask this one… yet, but here’s my planned answer and some material for thoughts about contingencies and possible pitfalls…

A: Per our last meeting, here’s the time management plan.

B: Can you define time for me?

A: …

A: Time is the process by which entropy is increased.

B: Right. So, how much entropy will the project create?

A: …

A: I don’t know.

B: Can you draw up an entropy management plan for me?

A: Right.


A: Per our last meeting, here’s the time management plan.

B: Can you define time for me?

A: …

A: Time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in an apparently irreversible succession from the past, through the present, into the future.[1]

B: Ooooh! That sounds expensive! We need to limit that somehow… and also… irreversible… how pessimistic… you should hire some PR consultant to get a better description of that!

A: Right.

B: Will you have it for our next meeting?


A: Per our last meeting, here’s the time management plan.

B: Can you define time for me?

A: …

A: Time is running out.

A runs out.


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