How Projects Really Work

[Last updated: 24-Jan-2020]

The idea and images are from the now dead Project Cartoon pages (arranged slightly differently). However, a few images appear in this short YouTube animation. The page is also available in PDF format for printing on A3-sized paper.

What the Customer asked for

How the Customer explained it

How the Project Leader understood it

How the Analyst designed it

How the Programmer wrote it

How the Beta Testers received it

How the Business Consultant described it

How the Project was documented

How Operations installed it

How the Customer was billed for it

How it was Supported

How Marketing advertised it

When it was Delivered

What the Customer really wanted

What the Digg Effect can do

The Disaster Recovery Plan

The Open Source version

How it Performed under load

How Patches were applied