Thursday, 3 June 2021

'Positive deviants': Why rebellious workers spark great ideas

quote [ In the 1980s, a group of young engineers at Nasa’s Johnson Space Center in Houston realised that the 1960s Apollo-era mission control set-up would struggle to handle the more complex challenges of flying the space shuttle.

The engineers’ concerns fell on deaf ears; Nasa knew and trusted the Apollo-era systems, which had successfully sent humans to the moon. Undeterred, the renegade group – who subsequently called themselves ‘the pirates’ – began to code new software for the mission control sub-systems in their free time, using borrowed equipment from Nasa suppliers. ]

Just because something works, doesn't mean it always will or can't work better.
[SFW] [people] [+1 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@12:33pmGMT]

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