Plan for Success, Then Plan for the Blues

Posted November 14, 2000 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal

We often experience depression after a success. As IT managers, we can accept these postsuccess blues and deal with them, or we can ignore them and suffer the consequences. We need to plan for success and for the blues that can follow.

About The Author
Dwayne Phillips
Dwayne Phillips has been a computer and systems engineer with the US government since 1980. He coauthored It Sounded Good When We Started, Working with People on Projects with Roy O'Bryan and wrote The Software Project Manager's Handbook, Principles That Work at Work , now in its second edition. Dwayne Phillips can be reached at d.phillips at His Web site is
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