Sam Guckenheimer, group product planner for Team System, has come out of his blogging hibernation to share his basic tenets on shipping software.  Many of these resonate with me so I think they're worth reading a few times.  We try to follow these internally (some more effectively than others) and one of my favorite pieces of advise is "work iteratively". 

Take a gander for yourself...and let me know what you think.