Mistakes take less time to correct immediately versus handling later.

When one is still in the context of a mistake, it is significantly faster to address it than after waiting. As knowledge about the defect dwindle and trajectory propel one toward other focuses, the barriers to implementing a solution get higher, and often become insurmountable in the face of other focuses.rS3

  1. Jeff Sutherland, Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, First Edition (New York: Crown Business, 2014). (See notes.)