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Shooting the Messenger Who Brings Bad News

Posted July 14, 1998 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal, Cutter Business Technology Journal, Cutter Business Technology Journal, Cutter Business Technology Journal

You've heard the phrase; you know what it means. You agree that it's a bad idea, and so does your boss, as well as his or her boss. Yet the practice continues to flourish, especially in large organizations -- and particularly on large, complex, highly visible, mission- critical IT projects.

About The Author
Ed Yourdon
Ed Yourdon was cofounder, with Karen Coburn, of Cutter Consortium. Ed served as Fellow of the Cutter Business Technology Council, and Founding Editor and Editor Emeritus of the Cutter IT Journal. He chaired Cutter's Summit for many years. Mr. Yourdon is widely known as the lead developer of the structured analysis/design methods of the 1970s. He was a codeveloper of the Yourdon/Whitehead method of object-oriented (OO) analysis/design and the… Read More
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