BARRY BOEHM

 
If a project has not achieved a system architecture, including its rationale, the project should not proceed to full-scale system development. Specifying the architecture as a deliverable enables its use throughout the development and maintenance process.
- Barry Boehm
Poor management can increase software costs more rapidly than any other factor.
- Barry Boehm
Agile methods derive much of their agility by relying on the tacit knowledge embodied in the team, rather than writing the knowleadge down in plans.
- Barry Boehm
Fix specification errors early. To fix later, they will cost:

* 500% more at design stage

* 1,000% more at coding

* 2,000% more at unit test

* 20,000% more at delivery


- Barry Boehm