Saturday, October 22, 2011

Meeting: Magic Bag of Tricks

I intend to add to this post over time with those tricks I want to remind myself before walking into a meeting.

Pearl Metaphor: Iterative development is like a pearl starting with sand and adding Calcium Carbonate. Instead we add functionality and usability over time.

Construction Metaphor: Moving a wall 3 inches to the left doesn’t cost a lot in terms of materials – sure you need a few more nails and maybe a few more 2x4s but it is going to cost a lot in man hours. Same is true for many late changes to a program.

Source: Code Complete

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