The Lord of the Rings as an IT Project

Remy Porter makes an excellent case of how the Lord of the Rings is in fact a crappy enterprise IT project.

Remy Porter makes an excellent case of how the Lord of the Rings is in fact a crappy enterprise IT project:

Meet Gandalf, a legacy systems developer. Gandalf pushes off important work onto Bilbo, an accountant, who having created some complex spreadsheet macros is being assigned as a developer to this project…