When we hear about all the suggested ways to improve the effectiveness of our development effort, if we're to going work on improvements, let's go where the REAL money is.
Here's the IT budget for the Federal Government. This is larger than all the IT systems found everywhere else in the world, plus all their custom built IT stuff. This is not the embedded systems. These are business systems.
So if we're going to make improvements in the spend of IT for better value, let's start here.