Many software projects fail unnecessarily because of unclear objectives, redundant and unproductive work, cost overruns, and a host of other avoidable process problems. In response, agile processes and lightweight tooling have begun to replace traditional engineering processes throughout the development lifecycle.
Agile ALM is a guide for Java developers who want to integrate flexible agile practices and lightweight tooling along all phases of the software development process.
Criticizes the current tendency to identify military-industrial-complex cost overruns with poor accounting procedures and to assume that such excesses are both new and unique to the military.To prevent overruns, the General Accounting Office recently recommended that all defense contractors adopt uniform accounting procedures.However, uniform bookkeeping can identify past, but cannot avert future,......
Every week’s news brings fresh reminders of the complex array of challenges facing
contemporary organizations in every sector. While the realities of organizational
life may have actually changed very little over the years, the public perception is
otherwise as we are bombarded with reports of inefficiencies, ethical violations,
greed, cost overruns, corruption, unwieldy bureaucratic procedures, waste, an
absence of planning, and leadership ineptness.