May 29, 2004 spout

Turning Science Into Engineering

It’s generally know that the thing we call software engineering” is nothing like that. We just don’t have anything like the rigor that real engineering disciplines do and we need them. I wonder if Brian’s quest to understand the real software life cycle and codify them constitutes another step down the road that the other engineering disciplines took to become predictable, schedule-able, reliable, budget-able and robust. I hope so.