Tag: agile

  • Version 1 Is Never the Answer

    Version 1 Is Never the Answer

    I create for a living. I make presentations and software and books… Even my hobbies are creation hobbies. I make tools and furnishings and, these days, “museum quality aviation replicas.” Many of the things I’ve made have worked out really well, but one result I can count on: my version 1 of pretty much anything is rarely going…

  • Fail Fast

    Fail Fast

    Among movements like Agile, Lean Startup, and Design Thinking these days, you hear the term fail fast. The principle of failing fast is vital to efficiency, but I’ve seen project managers and business partners be offended or even agitated by the term fail fast. I’ve seen it come out like, “Why the hell would I want to fail fast?! I don’t want to fail at…