Writing down your goals makes it three times more likely that you achieve them.
You hold yourself to the highest standards and accept not even a single quality issue in your
Go for this goal when you start fresh. Look below for realistic goals when you bring a legacy.
No Findings in Changed Code
You are a scout to the bones and always leave
the campground cleaner than you found it. No quality issues left behind!
A realistic goal to improve a legacy system with a future. Look below for adequate goals when end
of life is in sight.
No New Findings
You work hard to keep the current level. Don’t introduce new issues, but don’t waste time
cleaning up what’s been around longer than you yourself.
A fitting goal for systems in maintenance-only mode. Look below when end of life is scheduled.
It’s not worth your time anymore, because your software has done its job. Do whatever got to be done, but don’t waste any time into a future that doesn’t exist.