Building the right tool for the job

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October 18, 2013
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Building the right tool for the job

It's important to build the right tools to allow people to think about WHAT they are doing instead of HOW they are doing it. What are the benefits of automation. Productivity, consistency, accuracy... and how the best way to achieve this is via simplicity.

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Maria Gutierrez

October 18, 2013
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  1. Building the right tool f r b @mariagutierrez

  2. None
  3. In love I f w b w r

  4. Operational tools “r r v f r ”

  5. Goals Productivity Accuracy Consistency Transparency

  6. Internal Tool? S I b Does it exist already? Hosted

    vs Online Too expensive? Can be customised? Enough support?
  7. Let’s build it!

  8. Problem K w Goal? Domain experts

  9. User K w Developer? How often?

  10. Used K w w

  11. Reliabity and performance how critical? new technology?

  12. Manage change

  13. Evangelise it Evangelise it Evangelise it Evangelise it

  14. Right? W w

  15. Goals Productivity Accuracy Consistency Transparency

  16. r rv w https://github.com/livingsocial/rearview

  17. “W b B f r r w r . W

    ' r r f w w w r w r . W r "M , I " r "H w ?" r " !"” Jason Fried, 37 Signals http://www.oreillynet.com/network/2005/03/10/basecamp.html
  18. Optimise for happiness

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  20. Thanks! @mariagutierrez