Years ago, philosophers believed that the world was made of four elements: earth, wind, fire, and water. While modern chemistry has taught us that over a hundred elements exist, the projects I've worked on often consisted of four main elements.
Features—. Are we building the right set of functions and behaviors that will solve the users' and customers' real-world problems?
Schedule—. Can we deliver this problem solving system in a timely fashion?
Budget—. Can we deliver this system in a way that is financially attractive for the users, the customers, the project sponsors, and the people building the system?
Quality—. Can we deliver the features such that they are fit for the uses to ...