Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Make all the important information visible in one place and then decide what to do together. 
~ Henrik Kniberg

Friday, July 20, 2012

Extracting patterns from today's programming practices ennobles them in a way they don't deserve

~ Alan Kay

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Internet was done so well that most people think of it as a natural resource like the Pacific Ocean, rather than something that was man-made. When was the last time a technology with a scale like that was so error-free? The Web, in comparison, is a joke. The Web was done by amateurs.
~ Alan Kay

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Any improvement to the software delivery process should speed up the rate with which we deliver value, not the rate with which we burn effort. For as long as we only track inputs – effort, story points, number of tasks – we’re essentially tracking time.
~ Gojko Adzic

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

If you know what you're doing, three layers is enough; if you don't, even seventeen levels won't help

~ Michael Padlipsky, The Elements of Networking Style