Posts Tagged "software crisis"
It is amazing how things change and evolve despite we commit the same mistakes again and again. I don’t know how, but things move forward.
Look at software for example, during the last 40 years we have seen it become a fundamental part of our life making us more productive, more effective and even happier. However, software developers and developer managers still suffer the so called Software Crisis, a term defined in the late 60′s to describe how software projects were over budget, over time, unreliable, unmaintainable and didn’t meet the requirements. How is this possible? How can software allow radical changes in the way we do stuff and interact with the world and our fellow earthlings, and at the same time the fundamental activity of its development has so many flaws?Read More