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In this episode of Coding QA, Mark and Jim discuss applying the lessons learned from past experiences to produce a better product. First, they discuss improving the quality of the Coding QA podcast itself by leveraging their experiences with professionally produced podcasts. Then, they discuss Microsoft examples of learning from historical failures, using post mortems to prevent future failures and the value of learning from others.  placeholder; Links from the show: * This Developer's Life

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