Acquisition Archetypes: Brooks' Law
October 2009 • White Paper
This April 2009 whitepaper focuses on the problems of underspending, which can result in funds being shifted from one acquisition program to another.
Software Engineering Instiute
One in a series of short papers on acquisition patterns of failure.
What happens when a program chooses to ignore Brooks' Law? This archetype explains the dynamics behind Brooks' Law and why it applies to most programs.