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Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules by Steve McConnell

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Chapter 6. Core Issues in Rapid Development

Contents

6.1 Does One Size Fit All?

6.2 What Kind of Rapid Development Do You Need?

6.3 Odds of Completing on Time

6.4 Perception and Reality

6.5 Where the Time Goes

6.6 Development-Speed Trade-Offs

6.7 Typical Schedule-Improvement Pattern

6.8 Onward to Rapid Development

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Rapid-development strategy: Chapter 2

ONCE YOU'VE LEARNED HOW TO AVOID the classic mistakes and mastered development fundamentals and risk management, you're ready to focus on schedule-oriented development practices. The first step in that direction is to understand several issues that lie at the heart of maximum development speed.

Does One Size Fit All?

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