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In honor of the "tech surge" of the Affordable Care Act, Healthcare.gov site we are giving away a set of 10 copies of The Mythical Man-Month for your software team. Enter to win by commenting on this post with your favorite Fred Brooks quote by EOD on November 15th. We will randomly select one winner to receive a set of 10 copies. 

Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then for OS/360, its massive software system.


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Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The "Mythical Man-Month Giveaway” ("Giveaway") will begin  November 8, 2013 ("Giveaway Start Date"), and ends at 11:59 pm EDT on November 15, 2013 ("Giveaway Period"). InformIT is an imprint of Pearson Education. Giveaway is sponsored by Pearson Education, Inc., One Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 ("Sponsor") who is solely responsible for all aspects of this Contest.

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