The Brink of Chaos

Books

Slack

Finished reading Slack by Tom DeMarco tonight.  There is a reasonable review here .  The basic premise of the book  is that by building some slack into schedules, the projects are better — that innovation and improvements happen during the slack.  Basic premises include avoiding overtime, not doing ‘aggresive’ schedules,…

Freakonomics

I finished reading a used copy of Freakonomics over the weekend.  If you haven’t read a review of this book, follow this link I thought this book was interesting, but I don’t know how highly I would recommend it.  His use of statistics make it an intersting read and he…