Cost of Delay (COD) is the cost associated to a delay in investment. By calculating the COD you can make business decisions based on financial data.

Cost of Delay (COD) is the cost associated to a delay in investment.

Feature A requires an effort of 5 weeks of work for team X. We expect to make $100,000.00 per week once the feature is built and deployed to production.

Feature B requires an effort of 12 weeks of work for team X. We expect to make $350,000.00 per week once the feature is built and deployed to production.

Which feature should team X work first?

Answer this question and you will have understood Cost Of Delay (COD).

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