Surviving a Process Performance Crash

@article{Laitinen1998SurvivingAP,
  title={Surviving a Process Performance Crash},
  author={Mauri Laitinen and Mohamed Fayad},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1998},
  volume={41},
  pages={83-86}
}
I mplementing a software development process will probably result in an initial performance reduction for the obvious reason that people will be adapting to new procedures. (Why this perennially shocks everyone is one of the mysteries of organizational life.) But while we expect things to slow down as we adapt to new processes, we must not let process paralysis creep in [4]. If we detect it, we must get the project back on track by emphasizing that our goal is a product rather than a process… CONTINUE READING