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Acquisition Archetypes: Firefighting

  • March 2008
  • All hands on deck helps put out the immediate blazes threatening projects, but falling into a routine of constant firefighting is not the way to guide a project across the finish line.
  • Acquisition Support
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • Abstract

    From the Acquisition Support Program, one in a series of short papers on acquisition patterns of failure.

    Acquisition Archetype: Firefighting

    All hands on deck helps put out the immediate blazes threatening projects, but falling into a routine of constant firefighting is not the way to guide a project across the finish line.

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