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Practices of an Agile Developer by Andy Hunt, Venkat Subramaniam

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“The first and most important step in addressing a problem is to determine who caused it. Find that moron! Once you’ve established fault, then you can make sure the problem doesn’t happen again. Ever.”

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Sometimes that old devil sounds so plausible. Certainly you want to make finding the culprit your top priority, don’t you? The bold answer is no. Fixing the problem is the top priority.

You may not believe this, but not everyone always has the outcome of the project as their top priority. Not even you. Consider your first, ...

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