Refactored 044: "Do Healthcare Apps Suck?"

Wherein the guys rise to new highs as they canonize the word "hurdlize."

published Oct 27, 2021
Show Notes

Refactored #044: “Do Healthcare Apps Suck?"

On this episode of Refactored…

  • Frank intros a new topic, and the guys quickly agree on why healthcare apps all suck. It is Thanos inevitable.
  • Conway’s Law is brought up indirectly: “Any organization that designs a system (defined broadly) will produce a design whose structure is a copy of the organization’s communication structure.”
  • The guys debate whether compliance frameworks (HIPPA, PCI, SOX, et al.) necessarily produce “better” software.
    • Frank argues they help quality by forcibly raising certain bars.
    • Chris argues they just shuffle the risk and burden around.
    • The guys discass one the role vendors play in software system security.
  • Chris claims that most software is a race to the bottom, most of the time.
  • How do you manage delivery of binary artifacts? Chris haz questions.
  • … and much more!

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