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A fantastic story involving two space program legends teaches us about the curse of knowledge and overestimating your users.
Here are things software developers can do to lower project costs, defects, and risk. Working OT is not on the list.
This isn’t so much about why projects are late, but why so many are deemed failures. Insight is from software management legend Tom Demarco.
Deadlines can affect software development in unwanted ways. At the same time, they are often unavoidable, so how can you deal with them effectively?
There’s never been disagreement over what the problem is, but there are several reasons why.
The biggest secret (if not the only one) to succeeding with software projects. It affects managers, developers, vendors, clients, and especially consultants. Simple, but not always easy. Takes continual effort and sometimes courage.