Lots of conventionally-managed software projects do not include reliable execution by deadline, or are on budget, or to all features of the specification; it's a rare `managed' project that meets even one of these goals, let alone all three. Those projects do not appear to be market conform when it comes to cost, and those projects misses most of the time the ability to adapt to changes in technology and economic context during the project lifetime, either; the open-source community has proven far more effective on that score.
I was wondering if James Dobson statements could be backed up with our Gridshore thinking which is based upon the Open-Source community process and it can in my opinion.
Freddie van Rijswijk is manager Custom Software Development (J2EE & Web). His main interest is improving people performance and to make their and his life better by looking for ways to be better prepared for the job (education, coaching) and to avoid unnessary traveling. He's doing this by encourage Continuous Improvement by coaching and education and by applying agile and lean programming principles. The Open-Source Community Model of working his it's main inspiration.