To genuinely improve our collective ability to create great software products, we need to recognize that the critical components of getting better have been largely ignored. A sustainable solution begins within each of us.
In this chapter, we make a distinction here between the approaches we normally take for getting things done and a different approach where we all proactively drive teamwork and cooperation. If we all step up and work together toward a common goal, we are much further ahead.
A distinction needs to be made in the software world, one that can generate much more effective use of our valuable time and resources.
Often, improvement initiatives are based ...