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Principle of good enough

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Principle of good enough

The principle of good enough or "good enough" principle is a rule for software and systems design. It indicates that consumers will use products that are good enough for their requirements, despite the availability of more advanced technology.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Capps, Robert (2009-08-24). "The Good Enough Revolution: When Cheap and Simple Is Just Fine".  
  • Software Craftsmanship: The New Imperative'
  • Creating a Software Engineering Culture
  • Fundamental Concepts for the Software Quality Engineer, Volume 2
  • Software Creativity 2.0
  • Software War Stories: Case Studies in Software Management

External links

  • "The New Mantra of Tech: It's Good Enough" (Gizmodo by Mark Wilson April 27, 2009)

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