Quote Originally Posted by lastcraft
Someone said that design and code quality were the same thing. Well, I say look at Ookles and face a contradiction. It's more subtle than that.
As technocrats, we like to think that code quality somehow leads to business success. It doesn't. In fact, code quality may be more of a hygienic factor (from two factor theory). Bad code quality can hurt your success. (a big negative factor) Good code quality cannot ensure it. (a small positive factor)