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hans Donald G. Reinertsen Quote
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-  * “ In product development, our problem is virtually never motionless engineers. It is almost always motionless work products.” — Donald G. Reinertsen “The Principles of Product Development Flow”+  * “When product developers choose to operate their processes at high levels of utilization, they create unnecessary and wasteful variability in their processes. It is important to realize that this variability is a self-inflicted wound.” — Donald G. Reinertsen 
 +  * “Reducing risk, which is the primary mission of testing, clearly creates economic value for product developers. In fact, reducing risk is so centrally important to product development that it is indispensable for us to quantify its economic impact.” — Donald G. Reinertsen 
 +  * “If we incentivize conformance, people will insert contingency reserves to prevent their tasks from missing the schedule. The more granular the schedule, the larger the schedule reserves. And these reserves aggregate into even longer timelines. The more we increase planning detail and the harder we try to incentivize performance, the worse our problem becomes.” — Donald G. Reinertsen 
 +  * “In product development, our problem is virtually never motionless engineers. It is almost always motionless work products.” — Donald G. Reinertsen “The Principles of Product Development Flow”
   * “Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world.”— Lauren Bacall   * “Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world.”— Lauren Bacall
   * "The people who sweep the floor should chose the broom" -- Howard Behar   * "The people who sweep the floor should chose the broom" -- Howard Behar
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