Category Archives: Why Things Go Wrong

The Power of Planning Ahead

Why do things go wrong? Is it inevitable? To some degree it is, but I think the likelihood, frequency, severity and impact of adverse events can be minimized by several key practices, one of which is planning ahead. Continue reading

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Who’s in charge? Anyone?

Many things about software development are unique, and attempts to apply techniques or thinking from other endeavors lead down the wrong path.  But there are quite a few things that are pretty universal, and I want to comment on a … Continue reading

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