Issue No. 04 - July (1996 vol. 13)
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<p><it>Software configuration management offers a software project manager the one thing he or she desires most: control. It's what I call a "blocking and tackling" issue: It rarely makes headlines, but without it, a software project can be thrown for big losses. Dwayne Phillips argues that managers (like football coaches) ignore "blocking and tackling" at their peril.</it></p><p>—<it>Roger Pressman</it></p>
D. Phillips, "Project Management: Filling in the Gaps," in IEEE Software, vol. 13, no. , pp. 17-18, 1996.