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10 Myths in Software Development to Debunk Now

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People might think software development is similar to building a house from a plan, which is a linear process. But how do "nerdy code crunchers" really work?
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10 Myths in Software Development to Debunk Now

  1. 1. 10 MYTHS IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TO DEBUNK NOW MYTH REALITY V E R S U S
  2. 2. Building software is a predictable process, like building a house MYTH REALITY Feature creep, external market, technology change Adding more people will speed production up It takes time for people added later to a project to truly become productive Uncertainty factors:
  3. 3. It's all about coding, maths, and logic MYTH REALITY It can be an art, especially at high-level softwqare architecture There's a silver bullet software development methodology You always have to balance the triangle: time, money and functionality
  4. 4. Certificates (badges) prove high quality MYTH REALITY - Real project examples are better indicators. - Certificates may be easy to acquire. - Time spent on getting certified may be unjustified. Adding or changing features at any point is no big deal - Changes may not benefit end-users. - Changes may affect whole architecture. - Cost of changes may outweigh benefits.
  5. 5. MYTH REALITY You should strive to get the most superior technology There's a risk of over-serving your customers Releasing the software product means that the project has come to an end Consider updates as technology, the business and users evolve
  6. 6. MYTH REALITY Using common KPIs will result in better performance Using the wrong KPIs to motivate programmers can hurt over the long run, resulting in unhealthy internal competition Software can be bug-free Unless you have the scale and budget of NASA, there will be at least some bugs in your software 63%
  7. 7. T H A N K S F O R R E A D I N G C R E A T E D B Y Read more at: blog.enabled.com.au/myths-software-development

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