In the ‘Iron Triangle.’ The Heat is Rising on Three Burners The Heat is Rising on Three Burners Your next project has a 70% chance of failing! * *The Standish Group No ‘minor’ delays. They all hurt. Wiggle room was yesterday’s luxury. ‘Lean’ was smart. Now it’s critical. Scope: Budget: Schedule: Where’s the Fire?
Three Degrees of Confinement Three Degrees of Confinement Application Isolation: Platform Captivity: Vendor Lock-In: Freedom will cost you. Synchronization? Not in this lock-up. Synchronization? Not in this lock-up. You need ‘lean,’ they push bulk. The Iron Triangle Few Escape Alive
Borland Breaks the Iron Triangle Borland Breaks the Iron Triangle Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Productivity! Architects and Developers in Synch = Schedule Maintained Freedom of Applications Shared Freedom of Vendor Choice Freedom of Platform Neutrality Use What You’ve Got = Budget Preserved No Pressure to Bulk Up = Scope Managed