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Reading: The Deadline (Tom DeMarco)

"Get the right people. Then, no matter what all else you may do wrong after that, the people will save you."

I'm reading The Deadline: A Novel About Project Management  by Tom DeMarco. It's an older book but still quite relevant for today's software world. Imagine a management book wrapped in a novel. Our hero has been kidnapped to run a software venture, with too many resources. What to do? Run a series of experiments with teams that are too small and too large to see which are most productive.

The Deadline is a fun read for product managers, development managers, and people managers.

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Reading: The Deadline (Tom DeMarco)

"Get the right people. Then, no matter what all else you may do wrong after that, the people will save you."

I'm reading The Deadline: A Novel About Project Management  by Tom DeMarco. It's an older book but still quite relevant for today's software world. Imagine a management book wrapped in a novel. Our hero has been kidnapped to run a software venture, with too many resources. What to do? Run a series of experiments with teams that are too small and too large to see which are most productive.

The Deadline is a fun read for product managers, development managers, and people managers.