To win at software development, change the game

by Linda G. Hayes

In order to succeed in developing software, you've got to discard old-fashioned methods and mindsets and come up with new ways to create good software.

Without exception, software developers and testers at every company I've ever worked in or with have harbored the belief that they--and they alone--are victims of uncaring management, und

And there you have it. It's not that everyone forgot how to do it right, or developed bad attitudes or sloppy practices, it's just that economic realities have forever changed. You can't win this game playing by the old rules

This article was originally published on Thursday Jul 1st 1999
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