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2004-04-27

The pen is mightier than the laser

Andy Lester - The pen is mightier than the laser:

"In the World Of Business, there's no reason to bow down to the God Of Laser Printing [...]. Pen and paper works on the small scale, too. Extreme Programming uses the concept of the "story card", a 3"x5" handwritten index card that shows high-level tasks to be done. They're easily shuffled and reorganized.

Stop assuming that the computer is the way to go! Step back and consider what your target format is. Is it something you're mass-producing? Is it something that needs that "professional" look? Maybe you don't actually the computer to take care of it for you..."

Tue, 27 Apr 2004 08:31:15 +0000