Monthly Archives: February 2011

On failure

The first failure is ignorance. The second failure is misplaced enthusiasm (“/This/ time we know how to do it right!”) Any subsequent failures are ego, or self-delusion.

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“Excuse me, /I/ speak Product Management.” (turns to PMs) “We need a team-centric methodology to synergize prioritizations of the key enabling scenarios.” “But our alignment strategy requirements were solidified in S0!” “Hard cuts enable broadening the taxonomy into a customer-facing … Continue reading

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Shenanigans #1

We were on our way to a meeting when we encountered one of our team’s developers leaning over the railing of the fourth floor balcony in our building’s atrium, grimacing as if he was trying to pass gas. We asked … Continue reading

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