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"Robert I. Eachus" <[log in to unmask]>
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Robert I. Eachus
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Wed, 22 Apr 1998 14:33:18 -0400
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At 08:44 AM 4/22/98 -0500, Crispen, Bob wrote:
>What program managers, or rather, good program
>managers and their bosses, want is *not* Ada.  They
>don't want object oriented methodologies or even
>processes.
>
>What they want is reliable, safe software that comes
>in on time and on budget.  And if they have a decent
>regard for the people in the field, they want maintainable
>software.

    No, what they want is a demo as soon as possible.  The only projects I
have been involved in where there wasn't a continuing culture clash between
developers and managers, there was a separate group responsible for
prototyping, usually the human factors group.  Of course, the human factors
group ended up doing the demos.

                                        Robert I. Eachus

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