Queueing Theoryarantespp.com
It can provide essential insights to product developers because there’re similar problems of unpredictable work arrival time and unpredictable task durations.


Set-Based Concurrent Engineeringarantespp.com
Set-Based Concurrent Engineering (SBCE) is a product development approach that allows multifunctional teams to ideates, develop, and communicates sets of conceptual solutions in parallel.


Sunk Costarantespp.com
Sunk cost is a cost that has already occurred and cannot be recovered. In other words, a sunk cost is a sum paid in the past that is no longer relevant to decisions about the future.


Pareto Principlearantespp.com
The Pareto Principle states that roughly 80% of the consequences come from 20% of the causes for many outcomes.


A brief history about my early steps running a software house focusing on the planning models proposed on the book Getting Things Done.

From Reactive Planning Model to Natural Planning Modelarantespp.com
Until some point, the project was manageable, but after some feature requests and bug reports, it became unfeasible. In addition, almost every bug fix or feature implementation broke other “uncorrelated” parts of the application. That slowed us down a lot because our client and his customers were using the software, and we had to rush to fix the new bugs (yes, we didn’t have testing at that time).


A Letter to My Friend — Createarantespp.com
I like writing because it’s timeless. It’s telepathy. Maybe what you write now will reach someone that will need to read it, in another time, whether days or decades from now, in another space across the world. You’ll be connecting your mind with theirs.


Last week I wrote more notes than I was used to. I think it’s because I’m feeling more confident in my writing skills, and my notes are getting bigger, which motivates me to learn more.

Among the following notes, I highlight Focus Brings Unconscious Support because it’s a powerful skill if you master it. You use your unconscious to help in your life.

Focus Brings Unconscious Supportarantespp.com
If you’re focused on something, your unconscious mind supports you in what you’re focusing on.

Pedro Arantes

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