"Today (1992) veteran programmers are watching their jobs being outsourced to the far corners of the earth;
unless things change drastically, this situation will only worsen.
During the 1990s, software development may well move out of the US into software factories in a dozen countries whose workers are well educated, less expensive and more passionately devoted to quality and productivity.
(This book) demonstrates how US software companies can become world class shops if they exploit the key software technologies of the 1990s.
Companies that master these new technologies can be sure of superior quality and productivity; those that do not will not be here when the 21st century begins. What are these technologies?