Posts made in September, 2010


The Business Case for Dual Monitors

I debated posting this as there seems to be a broad consensus amongst I.T. bloggers that dual monitors should be a given for software developers. Leading the pack is Jeff Atwood, who posted about three monitors back in 2004! The message, however, has not necessarily reached the management or facilities / infrastructure people at many […]

Defect Prevention Practices

I have written numerous times about defect elimination practices such as code reviews, unit testing, and static code analysis tools. From the perspective of lean thinking, however, eliminating defects, no matter how soon after they are introduced, results in waste due to rework to fix the defects. The ideal as far as lean is concerned […]