It’s been a week of talking, sharing and asking “Why?” When I pick up a task and go through the documentation, I often find that in defining the problem, people naturally try and bake in the solution. I ask why? By removing how we think we can solve this and tightening down on what is the real problem we’re solving, we can ensure that we deliver the right thing.
“Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in public and private life, have been the consequences of action without thought.”
— Bernard Baruch
Coding your way out of a problem doesn’t help anyone.
Here’s to defining the real problem to help define the solution!