We finally figured out a way to herd all the software cats into the office during normal hours. We provide large amounts of their favorite junk food and drink and up to four computers and development boards at each workstation. Now all we have to do is figure out how to get them to go home.
Look I know Bobby is too young to work up here, but he fixed John's data networking timing algorithm and now he's working on the fuel ignition timing loop. As long as we get him back to the daycare center downstairs before 3:45...
According to Murphy, the one thing out of multiple possibilities that will cause the most damage will happen as in this case where the engineer spilled his Coke on the just completed and working prototype anti-gravity generator.
Just so you know, your engineering team is just like a bunch of cats. Some are friendly, some skittish, some complain alot, some demand alot of attention and some are just plain trouble. The thing you have to be able to do is get them to all work towards the same goal at the same time.
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