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Stop Planning Based on Guesses

Brad Jolicoeur - 03/28/2019
Meditating on a software development task and picking a random number is a guess. There are other methods that provide equally effective methods of planning that do not include guesses.
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Illustrate Requirements with a Gnome Narrative

Brad Jolicoeur - 09/27/2013
I developed the Gnome Narrative method over time as a way to both limit the amount of time I spent defining and illustrating projects and as a way to communicate logical designs to non-technical decision makers. Gnome Narratives have slightly more details than a napkin drawing but not much more. Often the diagram can stand on it's own without much description.
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