Excellent Article On Software and The Construction Metaphor
A friend of mine sent this link to me and it's a great read! It points out why using the construction metaphor to do fixed planning is just flat out wrong for software. And he explains its wrong because it fails in construction as well. He gives several examples from construction where they are taking a more agile approach and being successful. Maybe this agile thing goes beyond software and can be used for any project where interaction and cooperation is necessary. Go read it now!