Tom Limoncelli: Manual Work is a Bug

This article from Tom made a big impact on my thinking around automation of tasks:

https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3197520&fbclid=IwAR0gQLbZTLqW50MRaJKfE5vo6ipxln5dfndHVsm5Cl-Q6cKcqfi5WZOBhFk

He makes the point that writing code is only one step in the process. First comes documenting all of your manual tasks, and making improvements in your documented process. Once that’s in place, you can start writing code to complete the task.

Where are you in your automation journey? Is every task you do at least documented and do you follow the documentation for consistency and to avoid errors?

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