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Thursday, January 18, 2007

No Silver bullets 

I still get annoyed when managers think they can simply throw people at problems. Some problems don't get fixed with numbers. There is no silver bullet
Brook's earlier essay 'The Mythical Man Month' also covers this territory. It was first published in 1975 and clearly still applies over 30 years later.
Ooooh. Who's rattled your cage?
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