April 30, 2013

Do not tidy up, just don't mess

I met a guy this weekend that was so impressed after inspecting a German factory that will produce machines for them. He asked the guy showing him around what was the secret behind tidying up so well.

He got this answer: We don't ever tidy up. We just don't mess.

And I think he was not even close to joking. Gotta love ze Germans.

In terms of project management and creating software, and maybe life in general - but that might be a tiresome effort, doing it right the first time is something we all strive for. Maybe thinking about not having to clean up the mess can make us get it closer to right, at least?


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