Do Software Projects Still Depend on Unpaid Overtime?

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Do Software Projects Still Depend on Unpaid Overtime?

Advisor
Posted April 28, 1998 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal

During a project management seminar in Toronto last week, I had a very interesting discussion with the other participants on the subject of overtime. I have the strong opinion that many of today's so-called RAD projects succeed because (a) they're relatively short, usually lasting no more than 3-6 months, and (b) they often involve interesting technology, such as client-server or Internet/Web.