Monthly Archives: November 2012

Zero tolerance of build breaks

I was chatting with a colleague recently, and he mentioned his team had a couple of failing tests. I asked why his build hadn’t picked up on it and he said it had – they knew the build was broken. … Continue reading

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Respect = Look Again

I was reminded yesterday of Liz Keogh‘s derivation of respect as re-spicere, or “look again”, “challenge your assumptions”. A colleague told me how she gets a bus at 7:15 which gets her into work at 8:30. I was about to … Continue reading

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The steps to responsibility

Bob Marshall stated on Twitter “More and more, from many directions, it seems ever more bizarre to blame people (individuals) for things that happen (or don’t).” Christopher Avery’s research, building on work by Bill McCarley, Marshall Thurber and Werner Earhart, … Continue reading

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