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Death March / Edition 1

Death March / Edition 1

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by Edward Yourdon

ISBN-10: 0130146595

ISBN-13: 9780130146595

Pub. Date: 06/15/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

The complete software developer's guide to surviving projects that are "doomed to fail."

In the course of a career, practically every software developer and manager will encounter projects with outrageous staffing, scheduling, budgeting, or feature constraints: projects that seem destined to fail. In the wake of re-engineering, such "Death

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Death March 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If nothing else you will find the examples in the book humorous because they are just like the projects you've been on. I found a whole list of ideas for ways to deal with problems on my own project. Not just for project managers either.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book illustrates that politics exists in your project as well. To determine all major political players, involved in the project is the task of any participant: from the stakeholder and project manager to the minor developer. It¿s a hard task to spot all the players, but once you did it, your project will get more chances to survive and you will keep your sanity. This book doesn¿t have easy answers, but it will encourage you to start analyzing things which you never thought about.