Re: [agile-usability] Re: Today's article on UseIt.com
- Hello, Owen. On Wednesday, December 31, 2008, at 8:51:37 PM, you
>> >> Are you married? Do you live with your family? Why or why not?It was a metaphor aimed at getting you to think differently about
>> > Your point?
>> > What relevance do these questions bare to my ability to do the job?
>> They explore your rather unusual views on collocation.
> I'm sorry, I think I only have a vague impression of what you are
> getting at.
> Could you please explain to me the relationship between working where
> one works best and a family?
collocation. It failed to do that.
The idea is: If collocation is not important to collaboration, why
would a married couple and their children not all live in separate
Try another one: why don't we all work from home? Why are there
office buildings at all?
To Fly, Flip Away Backhanded -- Master Frisbee
> > There are other studies (I don't have the exact quote) that showthat
> > the difference between a top-notch developer and a run-of-the-millone
> > is a factor of 10 or so.http://forums.construx.com/blogs/stevemcc/archive/2008/03/27/productivit
> The back up for that is here :-
Thx James. I always assumed that this was indeed supported by actual
studies, but still had a small nagging doubt that it might be one of
those urban legends that start with "studies show that ...." ;-). This
is a good reference which eliminates that doubt.