Checklists Distribute Power

Checklist Manifesto paints an facinating journey of a surgeon who discovered checklists. The book explores checklists across industries and applications, but one lesson pervades them all: use checklists to distribute power.

December 4, 2022 · 3 min

Activity-based Developer Checklist

This is my attempt at short actionable checklists to guide key moments in software process.

November 17, 2022 · 2 min

Pull Request Checklist

This is my attempt to communicate what I consider when looking at a pull request.

February 11, 2022 · 4 min

Development Cycles Checklist

A junior developer recently asked for a daily responsibilities checklist. This question made no sense to me at first. A developer’s job isn’t so routine as a daily checklist. However, it sparked me to think about how a developer’s regular activities can be described concisely.

January 21, 2022 · 6 min