Issue No.03 - May/June (2004 vol.21)
Donald J. Reifer , Reifer Consultants
Have you ever noticed that most engineering organizations aren?t led by software people? Instead, most senior executives in the larger software firms I have investigated boast engineering, marketing, legal, and business school backgrounds. This department takes a look at what factors govern such selections and what software engineering professionals can do about it.
Donald J. Reifer, "Catching the Brass Ring", IEEE Software, vol.21, no. 3, pp. 12-14, May/June 2004, doi:10.1109/MS.2004.1293066