Quotes

  • A small company can finish a medium-size project in the time it takes a large company to approve it. – John D. Cook
  • Technical debt conceptualizes the trade-off between the short-term benefits of rapid delivery & long-term value
  • When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for people telling you that you are nuts. – Larry Ellison
  • Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. – Peter Drucker
  • Embrace simplicity in your product & in your code. The value is in what gets used, not what gets built.
  • The world to a blind man is his touch. The world to a stupid man is his mouth. The world to a great man is his vision. – Paul Harvey
  • Where there is no vision, the people perish.  – Proverbs 29:18
  • There is usually more than one right answer – Terrence Metz
  • The idea of writing all software in a single language is a fantasy – Bjarne Stroustrup
  • If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together
  • The only thing harder than starting something new, is stopping something old. – Dr. Russell Ackoff
  • Simple can be harder than complex. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. – Steve Jobs
  • For every one of our failures, we had spreadsheets that looked awesome. – Scott Cook
  • If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near!
  • Conventional wisdom is the most efficient path to ordinary.
  • If you have to SSH into your servers, then your automation has failed.
  • Anyone can solve a problem in a complex way, but only good programmers can solve problems in simple, understandable ways.

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