Project management: the same yesterday, today and tomorrow? Please nooooo…

I can’t think of a more depressing thought than that software project management never becomes more productive nor predictable. Ever since I was first on a team that faced “big software failure” I have been keenly interested in this dance. It’s something bigger than the coding and the design, invisible and yet tangible in its…

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Agile in the beginning: the Microsoft Solutions Framework circa 1993

I recently presented MSF v4.0 (alpha) at TechReady 2, Microsoft’s internal technical training event in Seattle. This is the first time I’ve shared a stage with Bill – but not at the same time ;o) Microsoft has a long history with the Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF), which started back in 1993 — that’s a 12 year…

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