RE: [agile-usability] Digest Number 297
- If I could have 1/10 of the money back that I have seen squandered while
a development team wrestled their way through the "best wrong answer"
because they had already decided that the creative answer was out of
scope or would bust the schedule or budget, I could retire rich. And
that is merely development dollars and does not even count the massive
savings in follow-on implementation found in reduced training, efficient
work flows, and reduced help-desk efforts that we could realize if only
we both developed and engineered more creatively.
I have had the exact opposite experience. I have seen many teams waste
time and money by failing to start with the
SimplestThingThatCouldPossibly work, and going right away for a