Failure to ask why syndrome in App development

As a Graduate student of Management I try to find things in the business world that I can apply to the development of iOS Apps. Which is why I found today’s lecture in Knowledge Management to be very interesting, we discussed the failure to ask why syndrome, in other words if something is a failure we always ask why and try to fix it, however if something is a success we don’t ask why?

Often when working on a new application for the iPhone I encounter mistakes and errors which make the app unable to run, when that happens I sit down and investigate what went wrong, however mostly when the app works as planned I don’t take the time to re-read the code to examine why the app works, the problem with this is that due to this I don’t see what I could have done better.

How about you do you take the time to explore why something went right, or do you only ask questions when something fails?

By mlovergaard Posted in News

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