Context is Everything

Today I had the opportunity to remember that “context is everything”. Hurricane Frances continues her slow crawl up the eastern United States. It started raining here in North Carolina yesterday (Tuesday 2004.09.07). This morning my radio crackled with...
No Exit

No Exit

Always have an exit strategy. ©2005 – 2009 Don Gray, Gerald M. Weinberg “The thought that disaster is impossible often leads to an unthinkable disaster.” – The Titanic Effect, The Secrets of Consulting, pg 95 Engelbert, the Software Engineering...

Choosing Change

© Don Gray 2003, 2010 I’ll never forget that morning even though it happened a quarter of a century ago.   I was a programmer helping start up a new factory, and things had been going OK.  Not great, but OK.  I decided that morning on the way to the factory I was...