Issue No.05 - September/October (1998 vol.15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/52.714843
Software development is a highly abstract process that requires intense concentration. The authors show that interrupting this process can significantly reduce a developer's efficiency and can even contribute to project delays.
Rini van Solingen, Egon Berghout, Frank van Latum, "Interrupts: Just a Minute Never Is", IEEE Software, vol.15, no. 5, pp. 97-103, September/October 1998, doi:10.1109/52.714843