Tag: it depends

  • Words I Don’t Use, Part 3: “Best Practice”

    Words I Don’t Use, Part 3: “Best Practice”

    The third “word I do not use” is best practice. The “best practice” serves a vital need in any industry. It is the answer to, “Please don’t make me learn about this; just tell me what to do.” The “best practice” is a fine idea in spirit, but here’s the thing: many practices labeled “best” don’t deserve…