Saturday, March 09, 2013

On short range thinking

This short Twitter exchange between me and Kent Beck, and especially his insightful response, says everything you need to know about managerial shortsightedness.

Yaniv Pessach @YanivPessach : @logosity @KentBeck Sometimes 'began solving it' and 'began making it worse' are indistinguishable to the naked eye.
Kent Beck @KentBeck : @YanivPessach true, because you're generally escaping a local optimum.

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