Month: August 2017

Documentation is another deliverable and 7 other rules

“Working software over comprehensive documentation.” The Agile Manifesto Some have taken that line to mean “no documentation.” I have sympathy for that. Years ago I worked on railway privatisation in the UK. We (Sema Group) were building a system for Railtrack – remember them? We (the programmers) had documentation coming out our ears. Architecture documents, …

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What if it is all random?

What if success in digital business, and in software development, is random? What if one cannot tell in advance what will succeed and what will fail? My cynical side sometimes thinks everything is random. I don’t want to believe my cynical side but… All those minimally viable products, some work, some fail. All those stand-up …

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