Various techniques to enable culture of writing

published on 2022/04/26

One of the hardest things we do, as humans, is try and communicate what is going on in our minds to each other. With significant room for misunderstanding, biases, assumptions and cultural differences, communicating with other engineers (or to stakeholders) appears fraught. However, there are tools we can leverage to make ourselves understood, and to smooth the passage of information to makes sure it gets to the right people at the right time.

  • The RFC
  • The Decision Record and Decision Log
  • The Pre-mortem/Prospective and Post-mortem/Retrospective

Matt Blewit