Fwd: [SC] Re: Thoughts on the Future of the Boutique Software Shop
- Hi folks,
I thought people here might be interested in this post by Michael
Feathers from the Software Craftmanship list...
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Adrian Howard <adrianh@...>[snip]
> Date: 11 September 2009 12:20:58 BST
> To: software_craftsmanship@...
> Subject: [SC] Re: Thoughts on the Future of the Boutique Software Shop
> On 11 Sep 2009, at 11:40, mfeathers wrote:
>> Hi. I wrote this yesterday, and I thought it might seed some
>> discussion, particularly about the connection between craftsmanship
>> and UX:
> I really quite enjoyed that - and I don't think you're alone with that
> slightly uncomfortable feeling that developers can get around UX
> folk :-)
> And I think that UX/developer merging is beginning to happen already.
> A lot more designers I know seem to be taking more pains to get
> involved with the technical side of things. A lot more developers seem
> to be open to learning more about the UX side of things. I am hugely
> in favour of this :-)
> I also think that it's a really good approach for bridging that
> "schism between product owners/customers and developers" you
> discussed. Good UX work covers everything from before the stories are
> written until after the software is released. An awareness of the
> issues involved can help everybody focus on the same vision.
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