Even Tiger Woods cannot make such a shot at 1000 yards. Yet many software companies still try to deliver software under the delusion that this is possible. There are many software companies busy making waterfall project plans that promise the impossible: delivering a complicated software project with astonishing detail one year from now. These plans are just as delusional as trying to hit a hole in one at a distance of 1000 yards. Just because it looks good on paper, does not mean it will stop reality from eventually kicking in.