Sunday 31 October 2004

How to Spot a Colonel Kurtz Project

With apologies to fans of Apocalypse Now and anyone else.

A proposal for spotting a Colonel Kurtz Project:

  • Scanty information: Nobody is saying anything, documentation is non-existent or irrelevant, ship dates are not seriously discussed
  • Messianic leader, whispers of insanity
  • Total collapse in the chain of command
  • The project team has 'gone up the river', and nobody knows when they are coming back

Via Darren Neimke

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