Good enough is good enough

Categories: Software Development
Perfectionism is a disease I was a perfectionist once. I am not anymore. I’ve learned that in business there is no such thing as perfectly done or perfect timing. There’s no 100% correct, 100% reliable or 100% available. At the beginning of my career I did not realise this. I thought, that the result of a program is a predictable outcome. That’s it. Unfortunately the reality lies quite far from that.

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Is failure in IT not acceptable?

Categories: Software Development
The Failure Nobody ever told me “You are allowed to make mistakes”. And I guess nobody will. The Failure has been a taboo topic for many of us. This is something that was not taught in school, nor at my home. I have worked in both The Netherlands and Poland for many years and multiple companies. Both countries have slightly different culture, yet none of the companies indicated in any way that failure is either part of the job or “acceptable” in the workplace.

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