In this episode of GeeksBlabla, we discuss with our guests the art of decision-making, how to make better decisions, and how to deal with the consequences of our decisions.
0:00:00 – Introduction and welcoming
0:03:50 – Why is « it depends » such a common response in the IT industry?
0:16:24 – Anecdotes and examples of « it depends » in the IT industry
0:41:17 – The importance of transparency in the process of decision making
0:55:40 – What are the risks associated with one-size-fits-all answers in IT?
1:03:20 – Experimentation budgets are essential to better decisions
1:12:30 – What are some of your strategies to make better decisions?
1:42:30 – Why it's hard to decide on paying technical debt?
1:59:56 – Book recommendations, Closing and Goodbye
- Algorithms to live by.
- Thinking, Fast and Slow.
- Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making
- The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking
- Linux System Programming: Talking Directly to the Kernel and C Library
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