Hire the smartest employees you can find – people with a deep understanding of the technology and the business.
Microsoft Secrets: How the World's Most Powerful Software Company Creates Technology, Shapes Markets, and Manages People by Richard W. Selby (Introduction), Michael A. Cusumano (Introduction
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The negative side of hiring people who do not want or need rules to work is that these people often have to learn by painful trial and error.
..Single-site development allows project personnel to get together physically on a regular basis and explore ideas interactively. Frequent and easy communication can prevent major problems from getting worse.
in their study of Microsoft.