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Can OSS Guard Against "Do-Overs" and "Stupid Decisions"?

Jul 08, 2007, 20:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Savio Rodrigues)

"BTL posted a 'highlight' of an interesting interview that Mary Jo Foley did with Iain McDonald, director of project management for Windows Server.

"In the interview, McDonald describes 'Windows 2000' as the worst-run project of all time. McDonald says that 'stupid decisions' and '7-day weeks for 30 weeks in a row' helped the Windows 2000 project earn that title. Keep in mind that McDonald's statement is from a project management standpoint, and we shouldn't equate it to 'Windows 2000 was the worst product of all time...'"

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