Cargo cults, competence and imposters

Way back in 2000 Steve McConnell wrote an article called Cargo Cult Software Engineering. If you’ve never read it, I highly recommend it. (Note: The late 90s and early 00s were a time of much debate around the ‘best’ way to develop software. It was essentially an agile vs structured Software Development Method (SDM) argument. McConnell’s article is couched in the context of that debate, […]