15.1 Role of Productivity Tools in Rapid Development
15.2 Productivity-Tool Strategy
15.3 Productivity-Tool Acquisition
15.4 Productivity-Tool Use
15.5 Silver-Bullet Syndrome
Rapid-development languages: Chapter 31
Reuse: Chapter 33
Design to tools: Design-to-Tools
Summary of tools group: Chapter 40
SOFTWARE MANAGERS AND DEVELOPERS ARE DRAWN TO productivity tools like ants to a picnic, children to mud puddles, and late-night TV lawyers to auto accidents. Sometimes they're drawn to productivity tools the way that drunken sailors are drawn to the sirens' call.
Productivity tools make up the technology dimension of the people-process-product-technology foursome—and as such, they have a significant role to ...