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Use Cases On Steroids

Jun 26, 2007, 06:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Trevor Turton)

[ Thanks to tijaska for this link. ]

"Computer software development projects still often run late and over budget, and the people who commission them are still often surprised and disappointed by what they get at the end of the development process. Software development has been around for over 60 years now, and it should be a mature, reliable process, but some big gaps remain. I've been designing and writing software for over 40 years, and I have scars to prove that I blew it often enough myself. I have been trying for a long time to find a way to make the development process more visible and easy to understand for the people who will eventually use what we build, so they get advanced warning when we're going wrong, and can help us to sort out our mistakes before they get cast in code, because that's even worse than being cast in concrete..."

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