Jobster guys on release planning

Phil points to Alan Steele:

Imagine the situation in which the release bucket is actually half-empty of features, that there is actually “spare time” in the release. … what would you do?

Naturally, you’d scramble to fill the release bucket with enough work from the 1700 programmer-decade queue to keep those developers busy for the next little while. Wrong. The correct answer is: Do Nothing. A half-empty release bucket is a golden opportunity for innovation….