The Mythical Man-Month

I'm reading The Mythical Man-Month by Fred Brooks for my Quantitative Software Engineering class through Stevens Institute of Technology.  


It's based on a common misconception that additional man (or woman!) hours will enable a project to be completed on time.  However, with most complex software or engineering projects – this is simply not true!  This is a must-read for every engineer, as you can draw a corollary from the software projects Brooks describes to whatever complex project you are working on (which in this day and age almost certainly has a software component)!


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