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Scrum won't help the nosey CEO
I've seen it come up in discussion groups time after time, the management wants to measure productivity in their development team and developers just want to be left alone to code. Recently some one asked: > Maybe it's also time for a frank discussion of "What does the CEO > *really* need" for visibility? Is it really metrics that do not make > any sense (and costs a lot to collect)? No, it's time that we turn this question on it's head, because it's not "What does the CEO *really* need" ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 9, 2009 11:02 AM

Joining the let's-find-out club
Joining the let’s-find-out club When it comes to a new idea, a mentor once told me that my feelings and past experiences are lousy tools for evaluating that new idea. What he said was something to the effect of, “You need to join the let’s-find-out club. Will that idea work? I don’t know, let’s find out” At the same time, if you are using someone’s already successful system and that system has worked for others, but not for you, just maybe, you’re not really following their system. And don’t say, ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 1, 2009 6:42 AM

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