Articles and quotes to make you think - 3rd March

Here are the best articles and quotes I read last week, which got me thinking


“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well,” Robert Louis Stevenson

Best practice is, by definition, past practice — David J. Snowden

Latest Hosk articles

10 Interesting articles last week

  1. Distilled: Clean Architecture
  2. A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making
  3. How you can turn bias against you into an advantage
  4. Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds
  5. Clean Code: 5 Essential Takeaways
  6. Do You Make This Mistake In Conversations?
  7. The 25 most recommended programming books of all-time
  8. Problem Solving Desperately Needs Systems Thinking
  9. 8 books I couldn’t put down
  10. Business Needs Fewer Coders, More Software Developers


The reality of coding is at any point we can create bugs as easily as solutions #HoskWisdom

When writing code you need to keep in mind — Will I be able to understand this code 6 months later when I have forgotten the business logic — #HoskWisdom

Dynamics 365 error messages point you into the right direction but never give you the answer #HoskWisdom

When debugging, eliminate what isn’t causing the problem and whatever code or customization is left must be the culprit. #HoskWisdom

Classic Hosk article

The System Administrator role is a benefit and a curse to Dynamics developers

Most interesting book I’m reading

The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization

Systems thinking is a discipline for seeing wholes. It is a framework for seeing interrelationships rather than things, for seeing patterns of change rather than static ‘snapshots’. Peter Senge

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