Explaining the problems of Software using a tree swing analogy

One panel of the Software Tree Swing cartoon
One panel of the Software Tree Swing cartoon, click for full version

Some background research about the tree swing cartoon here.

I saw this many years ago, and it appears it is many years older than that. I still think it is one of the most succinct depictions of the everyday problems encountered in the software business.

Update: The copyright of the above image has been called into question by  Paragon Innovations.  Although, the link provided initially seems to indicate that the idea pre-dates the artwork, nevertheless, credit where credit is due.

One thought on “Explaining the problems of Software using a tree swing analogy”

  1. We are OK with folks using the tree swing artwork as long as they reference our website and respect our copyright. Please update site.

    Thanks,
    Mike Wilkinson
    CEO
    Paragon Innovations, Inc.

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