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Watts Humphrey: Our job is to transform poorly understood and rapidly changing needs into precise machine instructions.

Experimentation is necessary to determine what we are supposed to build, hence iterative development.

But software production is also a business, and businesses run on schedules and commitments.

So we need to measure what we do so that we know how to make plans and commitments.

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