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3. (Fr)Agile

A Better, but Still Not Perfect, Approach to Project Management

Patrick Gleeson

(1)London, UK

The three big problems we explored in the previous chapter will be recognizable, to some extent, by anyone who has worked in the software industry at any point in the last fifty years.1 It will therefore not surprise you to learn that a great deal of energy has been devoted to trying to solve these problems, or at least to minimizing their effects. And while recent statistics make clear that no one has discovered a silver bullet, the good news is that there are some approaches that the evidence suggests do actually help to deliver projects successfully. ...

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