waterfall (was Re: REPOST: Re: Book "python programming patterns". anybody read this??)
akuchlin at mems-exchange.org
Mon Jan 7 15:51:10 EST 2002
"John Roth" <johnroth at ameritech.net> writes:
> Unfortunately, that's the way Government projects work. Until
Isn't that the way all projects, government or not, work? I remember
horrifying numbers quoted in places such as Robert Glass's column in
Comm. of the ACM to the effect that 50% (or maybe it was 60%, or 90%)
of projects fail by either not producing a deliverable, or producing
a deliverable that doesn't work, or by producing a working deliverable
that doesn't solve the problem.
Don't interrupt me when I'm eulogizing.
-- Dr Judson/Fenric, in "The Curse of Fenric"
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