Technology that just doesn’t work

The logical (albeit late) follow-up on the post Technology that “just works” is of course this one. I get so happy when using technology that “just works” because there is so much technology that just doesn’t work. Nothing sucks like… These are a few particularly ill conceived devices that give me headache: My vacuum cleaner of a rather well-known Swedish brand that completes the sentence “nothing sucks like E…”. It has a Continue Reading

Faith and pain

Vicious circle of poor quality Vicious circle of poor physical shape Poor organizational performance is often the result of a vicious circle. One example of such vicious circle in a product development organization is: poor product quality leads to a large effort spent on rework, customer support and bug fixes leads to lack of resources leads to poorly executed early phases of the next development project leads to poor quality… Similar kinds Continue Reading