Embarking on a New Project?

by Simon. Average Reading Time: less than a minute.

Four resources to consider when embarking on a new project:

  1. Precedent (who’s done it already and how?);
  2. External data;
  3. Internal data and knowledge; and,
  4. Educated guesses

No. 4 is most valuable. After all, all the research in the world won’t tell you how to design it.

(Source: Cameron Moll)

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