Death March: The Complete Software Developer's Guide to Surviving
Publisher:Prentice Hall PTR (1997-04-02) | ISBN-10: 0137483104 | PDF | 6.3 Mb | 218 pages

Death march projects are becoming increasingly common in the software industry. The symptoms are obvious: The project

schedule, budget, and staff are about half of what is necessary for completion. The planned feature set is unrealistic. People

are working 14 hours a day, six or seven days a week, and stress is taking its toll. The project has a high risk of failure, yet

management is either blind to the situation or has no alternative. Why do these irrational projects happen, and what, other th ...