In a perfect world, we all strive for some kind of development process, be it Waterfall development, Prototyping, Agile or whatever process the CIO/CTO/CEO got sold on by some consultancy. But in the real world what sometimes ("sometimes" being quite often actually) happens is what I like to call the Wild West Development Process (WWDP). The main principle behind it could be summed up by the phrase "promise first and ask questions later". Check the rest of this article at the following URL:
- Posted by: Fabrizio Chami
- Posted on: February 07 2011 15:30 EST
- 9 Tips on Surviving the Wild West Development Process by Mathieu Fortin on February 11 2011 19:14 EST
forgot #5: A strange feeling that some stakeholders really want you to fail, for obscure reasons.
And yeah maybe #6:
Web designers telling you how to use itext to export every possible web page to pdf, because its standard to do so. THAT IS Wild Wild West...