Issue No. 01 - January (1995 vol. 12)
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<p>As the new editor of the Manager column, I want to assure regular readers that I will continue to address real-world management concerns. I will encourage columns that take on the conventional wisdom and that stress pragmatic discussions of problems in real-world software management, process, and technology. Obviously, I would like these columns to inform, but I think it's even more important to get you to think about trends, question hype, and understand what "no silver bullet" really implies.</p><p>In the months ahead, guest columnists will address, among other things, process evolution, risk analysis, the personal software process, and software-engineering education. I've given these columnists free rein to take strong, even controversial positions. I've only applied one constraint: contributors must be pragmatic I'm anxious to hear your comments and criticisms.</p><p>— Roger Pressman</p>
R. Pressman, "Software According to Niccolò Machiavelli," in IEEE Software, vol. 12, no. , pp. 101-102, 1995.