REDMOND, Wash.--Rajesh Jha likens complex software projects to building a skyscraper.
That means in the end, the thing might look pretty good. Along the way, though, it tends to be kind of a mess.
"If you walk by the site of a skyscraper under construction, it looks chaotic," Microsoft corporate VP Rajesh Jha said in an interview last week. "It looks confused. You will see dirt, scaffolding."
At the end, though, if it is useful, it will be something worth all the dust.
"If it is designed well, what comes out is something that … Read more