The Big Picture
Better software results when developers know the end goal
By Peter Varhol
Have you ever sat at your desk at work, wondering why you were doing a particular task? It’s not an uncommon feeling among developers. To understand why, we need to go back in time over a century ago.
In 1901, the first modern assembly line using interchangeable parts was created by Ransom E. Olds to build the first mass-produced automobile. A decade later, Henry Ford evolved it into a fully moving assembly line, stopping in front of each station for the precise…