Feed #44

Don’t waste time tracking technical debt

Nobody Ever Gets Credit for Fixing Problems that Never Happened

Consequently, most organizations reward last- minute problem solving over the learning, training, and improvement activities that prevent such crises in the first place. As an engineer at an auto company told us, “Nobody ever gets credit for fixing problems that never happened.” Over time, senior management will increasingly consist of these war heroes, who are likely to groom and favor other can-do people like themselves.

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