Always talk to the users before starting a project if they are available. I was given a 120 page analysis and design document and told to build the new app. It was a beautiful document, and mostly worthless.

The document missed the ultimate business goal. My final design and app was much smaller and hit their goal.

As for managers, here is how I worked with them:

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

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