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PeteJW
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PeteJW,
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2/25/2014 | 11:32:19 PM
Re: Fantastic concept
Thanks Lorna - or the timeless phrase -- "If it compiles ship it"

I agree that antifragile goals might be beyond the goals of the typical org with legacy applications, but as development shifts to mobile, and such legacies are integrated with new systems of customer engagement, then old methods for maintaining resilience (especially by avoiding change) might need to be rethought.

 
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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2/19/2014 | 1:10:18 PM
Fantastic concept
I am reminded of programmer humor: My code works. I have no idea why. My code doesn't work. I have no idea why.

Is this approach, while certainly a worthy goal, practical only for newer and leaner apps? I can't imagine anyone looking at a 12-year-old legacy application that has links into ERP and CRM and HR systems with an antifragile mindset. In fact, I bet it would strike terror.


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