Philosophy: Noah didn’t start building the ark when it started to rain.
|--Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway and founder of FIRST|
Figure 4.1. Noah.
When I visit customers and review their build process, the second most common problem I see is that the development team does not have a build lab. The most common problem is that they lack a mainline, as described in Chapter 2, “Source Tree Configuration for Multiple Sites and Parallel (Multi-Version) Development Work.” The success of a software company or group is directly proportional to its ratio of labs to conference rooms. More labs than conference rooms equals ...