give him what he wants

This week I started on my first proper project here. I’m coming in just after the completion of the bid, which was accepted last week by the GoldOwner. My job is to set up the project and run it on behalf of the supplier organisation.

Interestingly, the said supplier organisation has quoted to run a classical waterfall project, but the GoldOwner wants it run “iteratively.” My bosses have told him that’s too risky, and that we’ll stick to falling water, thank-you-very-much. I, on the other hand, told him we’ll do it iteratively. I suspect my tenure here may be short-lived…

Here’s a conflict cloud expressing the issue I have here: