Showing posts from January, 2013

RIF Notes #21

These posts, originally intended to be weekly, are coming much less frequently. Oh well… “The fantasy model of collaborative design reflects a monumental unconcern about conceptual integrity. Jill pats the design here; Jim nudges it there; Jack patches it yonder. It is spontaneous; it is collaborative; and it produces poor designs. Indeed, we know the process so well that we have a scornful name for it—committee design. If collaboration tools are designed so they encourage committee design, they will do more harm than good” – Frederick P. Jr. Brooks Better remote collaboration will make protectionism harder - A case for the economic advantage of remote work. On Knowledge – “There are three kinds of knowledge: what you know you know, what you know you don't know, and what you don't know you don't know” Michael Montgomery of IDesign points out a major gap in Agile, the lack of architecture. Able Architecture: Part II Agile and the Architect Silverlight is "Dea