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158568Re: [XP] Back of the Door Sticky Note Issue Tracking.

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  • Steven Gordon
    Mar 13, 2013
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      On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 12:37 PM, Ron Jeffries <ronjeffries@...> wrote:

      > **
      > Hi Steven,
      > On Mar 13, 2013, at 3:16 PM, Steven Gordon <sgordonphd@...> wrote:
      > > A process that attempts to make it impossible for people to produce
      > defects
      > > would be too prescriptive to be efficient or to produce learning or
      > > innovation. We would all much prefer a process that facilitates people
      > > learning to get better, but then such a process would allow defects along
      > > the way.
      > Could you perhaps phrase this idea in such a way as to do two things that
      > this does not:
      > First, offer advice on what one might do, rather than on what one ought
      > not do, and, second, offer advice that tends to lead to a continuing
      > reduction of defects?

      I would agree with offering advice, but I would prefer not to prescribe it.
      In practice, teams generally follow said advice much better if they own it.

      > Ron Jeffries
      > www.XProgramming.com
      > I have two cats, and a big house full of cat stuff.
      > The cats fight and divide up the house, messing up their own lives.
      > Nice work cats.
      > Meow.

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