“Making the process better, easier, and cheaper is an important aspiration, something we continually work on—but it is not the goal. Making something great is the goal.” – Ed Catmull
There is so much written today about new ways of working, new processes, new methodologies, new techniques and frameworks. If you just spend a few minutes on Twitter or LinkedIn, you can read hundreds of opinions on process improvements. It’s good to keep exploring ways to improve and discovering better ways to build software or products. Just don’t forget the goal; there are lots of things that can and do get in the way.
Do you keep your ultimate goal in mind? Is there anything that you or your team are working on at the moment that distracts you?