Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Why Software Development is not Construction Work?

By Jesse Subscribe to RSS | January 17th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



Construction means building to specification. The construction, when it comes to house building, is carried out by tradesmen, while the specification works as a blueprint. The construction, in the case of a software system, is performed by a compiler and it is the source code here that works as specification. In either situation, the specification production task is the designing work.

So, how building to specification differs from design work and how can this cause change to our expectations with regards to software development?

The first and foremost point to be considered here is that a detailed specification proffers not just a purposeful route to ensure the wanted outcome delivery, but too involves a purposeful meaning of all the task that is required to be done. Each & every source code statement accurately verifies what “work” is to be performed by the compiler. The blueprint determines all that is required to be done by the trades-people. If you desired to, you could create a detailed task-level WBS from the specification. This sort of task can be easily reduced to a limited set of repeatable works and processes that is abstractable as labor. Theoretically, a machine can be fancily programmed and built to carry out this task and while this function is done, the people remain in effective part of a larger virtual machine. Moving people’s working under a virtual machine; like an assembly line can be compared to swapping out parts of any other machine: the output of the machine does not change. This spec-driven approach to managing and defining function means the approach that is called as scientific management (or Taylorism).

Below is given contrasting difference between construction and fungible work design work. The outputs and inputs both always remain the same.

Design work taps human creativity: - The outcome arises with the passage of time and cannot be predicted. The outcome, to a large degree, isn’t tangible. It means certain sort of specification to create that looks tangible. The outcome is unpredictable.

Design work is a form of knowledge work that involves analyzing, sharing, elaborating, as well as validating ideas.

To get succeeded, knowledge work, more often than not, is dependent upon experimentation and collaboration. As opposed to fungible work, people add zing to their distinctive human virtues of thinking, creativity, communication; without contributing nonspecific labor.

Thus, the Fungible work and knowledge work have got a lot of similarities with each other. They work under diverse environments & diverse conditions. However taking into account all specific features of Agile software development, it can be said that knowledge works more workable than fungible work when it comes to software development.

SynapesIndia is a leading custom software application development company that has got highly talented hands at its arsenal and offers high quality software development India to its all clients at world level.

Jesse - About Author:
Synapseindia is the Web Development Company in India. We provide website development services and Custom Software Application Development at affordable prices to our worldwide clients. Clients get complete Software Development services with a round the clock never-ending support.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/software-articles/why-software-development-is-not-construction-work.htm

Related Software Articles Subscribe to RSS

Features to avoid while picking affordable recycling center software
Published by Angel on April 18th 2012 | Software
In his hunt to track down the best recycling center software, an enthusiast looks into the alluring ...
 
Tips to get free DVD player software for Windows
Published by Desiree on December 24th 2011 | Software
Films in the DVD quality are excellent. So watching out DVD of films could be a large pleasure on so...
 
Evince Technologies PHP development india
Published by Alsa on January 3rd 2012 | Software
Evince Technologies provides guidance to clients seeking the right choices in the fast-moving field ...
 
Ease your recruitment task with recruitment software
Published by Maria Warne on April 9th 2012 | Software
With the recruitment software the whole recruitment process can be made quite easy and quick. This w...
 
How to Find a reasonable iPone Game development company?
Published by Deniel on June 9th 2012 | Software
SamifLabs is a Leading iPhone Development Company based in India we provide iPhone Application Devel...
 
Drupal development is the most powerful among the other CMS
Published by Sam Ward on July 13th 2012 | Software
In a decade if you carefully notice, there are so many open source CMS flooding in the market. Many ...
 
How to check the quality of a web development company?
Published by Amela Brooke on April 30th 2012 | Computer
Since the advent of online trading and exchange, organizations have been contending among themselves...
 
Penny auction software
Published by Remmy Sterio on February 11th 2012 | Software
Penny auction software is a fully-featured, powerful and scalable auction script that helps create o...
 
Copy your data from one system to another system via Clone software
Published by Socialweb on February 21st 2012 | Software
Computers are mainly used to store and retrieve data from one source to another source. Most of the ...
 
Benefits of employee timesheet and payroll software
Published by Merlinraj on August 22nd 2012 | Computer
Time Attendance Systems-Attendance Tracking System-Employee Timeclock-Labor Time Tracker gives you t...
 
Tips and benefits of software off shoring
Published by Top Articles on November 28th 2011 | Software
In this article, the main point is highlighted as Offshore Software Development Company, how these c...
 
Get the best marine software
Published by Ruchi Roy on November 29th 2011 | Software
In order to get the best marine software, there are a few things that should be kept in mind. First ...
 
How does an antivirus software work?
Published by Alexs on February 24th 2012 | Software
An antivirus software is a computer program that is used to scan files that will locate and remove c...
 
What should a programmer consider before embarking on mobile website development program
Published by Angel on January 20th 2012 | Software
The programmer who plays a vital role in mobile website development projects should take note of imp...
 
Rising demand for Android application development
Published by Anoop TU on April 12th 2012 | Software
The market of smart phones is majorly influenced by the Android application development. Through An...
 
Benefits of using scrap recycling software
Published by Angel on February 9th 2012 | Software
A recycler who wants to take his scrap business to greater heights ought to implement scrap recyclin...
 
What is so special about scrap metal software
Published by Angel on April 16th 2012 | Software
Individuals involved in scrap metal business have started using scrap software to gain good control ...
 
All about the legal billing software
Published by Ivon Lerdorf on February 8th 2012 | Software
Billing is a very important & is a tedious activity for a lawyer. Introducing the legal billing soft...
 
Points to Ponder about mobile website development
Published by Angel on December 12th 2011 | Software
Mobile audiences are growing rapidly and business sales rate through mobile devices too growing. New...
 
Emerging businesses need recruitment software
Published by Maria Warne on June 15th 2012 | Software
To smaller businesses, buying recruitment software may seem a bit of luxury but in fact it is a dedi...