Software Evolution

June 1, 2003 by · Comment
Filed under: Project management 

We can learn a lot about software development by observing how people manage their e-mail inboxes. For years, even though I would diligently move important information into specific folders for later retrieval, control of my inbox had escaped me. Despite all my best efforts, it was almost impossible to cull it down below a threshold of hundreds of messages. The effort required to regain control was beyond me. I’ve seen others that don’t manage their mail at all, and the number of messages in their inboxes number into the thousands – retrieval of any relevant information is a daunting task. Read more

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