Issue No. 04 - July/August (1997 vol. 14)
<p>How to get people and technology to work together.</p><p><it>It seems that the software engineering community follows the same pattern whenever a new paradigm is introduced: Excitement, followed by hype, followed by debate, followed by a harsh recognition that the new technology is not the proverbial silver bullet. If the technology has merit, we then pursue more practical and important concerns. Object technologies have followed this pattern. Since most software projects fail because of poor project management, Brian Henderson-Sellers' advice should provide practical and important guidance for OO project managers.</it></p><p>—<it>Roger Pressman</it></p>
B. Henderson-Sellers, "OO Project Management: The Need for Process," in IEEE Software, vol. 14, no. , pp. 96-97, 1997.