Picture Hanging

“When a junior developer has decided they need to build a whole new framework to solve a relatively simple problem, and they’ve started building it instead of fixing the problem, that’s an unpleasant surprise. When they’ve a week in to it, and have been making difficult-to-undo changes to support it, that’s a nasty surprise.” — Scrum, the Good Bits: Daily Standups

So true. And it points to Picture Hanging — a metaphor that a couple years ago would have been completely foreign to me, but is now so much a part of my daily life that I take it for granted…

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