8.2. Let's Play Make Believe

  1. Johann Rost and
  2. Robert L. Glass

Published Online: 22 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch10

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

How to Cite

Rost, J. and Glass, R. L. (2010) Let's Play Make Believe, in The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 7 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470597170

Online ISBN: 9780470909959

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Keywords:

  • let's play make believe - pretending in the software world;
  • teams, pretending to accomplish their objectives - within imposed constraints, no way this can be done — but everybody aware of this;
  • schedule, staff, cost, quality and scope, five interrelated project dimensions - projects picking up in the next funding cycle, teams aware of a real-but-not-quite-real budget cycle pretending

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