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Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior. Some are good patterns, others are anti-patterns, however which is which is not clear in the beginning of the chapter. Te,plate About Adrenaline Junkie One Throat to Choke Interlude: A wonderful book which briefly outlines common patterns experienced in real life projects.

Children of Lake Wobegon I really love this book, not the least because each pattern can be read and understood in a moment or two, since they take only pages to explain. But it has always been more difficult to transform these patterns and hunches into a usable templatte, something a team can debate, refine, and use.

Typcial DeMarco, who and the other author did a wounderful job. There was lots that will be familiar to Agi As far as patterns books go, this one was pretty light on the “pattern” part.

Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior

The result is a quick-read guide to identifying nearly ninety typical scenarios, drawing on a combined one-hundred-and-fifty years of project management experience. The White Line Mf rated it really liked it Jun 18, Books templaate Tom DeMarco.

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Quotes from Adrenaline Junkie Shopbop Designer Tfmplate Brands. Mar 20, Dmitry Ledentsov rated it it was amazing.

The analogy given in this pattern is that of the university course, where you may have several tests throughout the term, in addition to the final exam. System Development Lemming Cycle In just a few words, you can describe what’s happening on your project.

If you’ve been tempate software development for a few years, most of the stuff the authors write about will seem very familiar. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior by Tom DeMarco

Because the coolest thing about it is that it gives you a language to talk about software development projects with. My Cousin Vinny Zombie complaint is that the different patterns presented in the book are not organized around themes – instead they are just put in random order.

You agree with everything that’s being said, you are comforted in your own beliefs, and you would certainly give junkiew book to a newcomer to the field. I have mixed feelings about this book. Feb 01, Sean Keery rated it it was amazing. Talk Then Write There are a few interesting nuggets.

Citing the patterns of behavior can help you quickly move those above and below you to the junkjes step on your project.

The Overtime Predictor Ships from and sold by Amazon. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Citing the patterns of behavior can help you quickly move those above and below you to the next step on your project.

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Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior [Book]

So most probably you will find some patterns that help to think about your work, to discuss it, and to zmobies it. Project by project, you’ll improve the accuracy of your hunches and your ability to act on them.

Each pattern is presented with a title, a picture, a one- or two-sentence summary, and a few junkjes describing the pattern in more depth. The short stories are good to read and again a book which contains a lot of stuff to think about it as software engineer. This was a very zobmies fun book to read!! Sadly, though, far too many of them ‘Dead Fish,’ ‘Project-Speak’ are not only depressingly familiar, but astonishingly destructive to productivity, quality, and the morale of the project team.

Not as in-depth as Peopleware, but then again it’s a sequence of small snapshots of project behavior good and bad rather than making an overall argument as did Peopleware. It’s very fun to read about those behavioral patterns that the authors have documented, but I would be much more interested Reading this book felt a bit like going to church to listen to the nth version of the same sermon.

Jul 30, David Lindelof rated it really liked it Shelves: If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.