No Best Practices: How to Think About Methodology
How do the things you hear at a conference relate to the choices you make on the job? If you really want to help improve how your projects work, don't be a passive transceiver of "best practices." Instead, be an active thinker who understands why methods work and when to apply them. James Bach illustrates how some often-recommended practices aren't necessarily helpful unless you use your skill and judgment to adapt them to your particular situation.