Title: Breaking Brooks' Law with DevOps
In 1975, Fred Brooks published The Mythical Man-Month, a book of observations and recommendations for software project management and team collaboration. One of the most enduring statements from the book, often called "Brooks’ Law," states that “adding manpower to a late software project makes it later.
But Brooks (and nearly all projects in 1975) used Waterfall methodologies. I'll dive deeper into what Brooks' Law means for agile projects and how DevOps practices might nullify it altogether.