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Adding Estimates

If you can subtract two times and take the average of a bunch of times, why can’t you add times? And what does that have to do with estimation anyway?


Sometimes you just get stuck making a decision. How can you help your team move forward?

Stop Designing

Never drive faster than you can see. The trick is to know how fast that is.

Complexity And Congitive Load

You can only keep so many things in your head at once. The trick is making sure they’re the right ones.

Release Stabilization

Releasing with stablity is good. Waiting for release to get stability, not so much…


Sometimes you need to say it out loud and to others.

What happens when you can't even Tidy First?

What is Refactoring and when do you do it?