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Reasons for death march projects.

.politics
.naive promises made by management
.naive optimism of youth such as we can do it over the weekend
.startup mentality of do or die
.marine corps mentality such as real programmers dont need sleep
.intense competition
.scope creep
.poorly defined problems

which are you working with?

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Comments:

  1. Blogger Lord Bargain says @ 5:34 pm
    I don't think I know what that means. should I? I'm not sure. I'm certainly not sure what "scope creep" is. Sounds nasty.

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