Tag Archives: collaboration

Bloggiesta Finish Line! Whew! How Did It Go?

April 2, 2012

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Writing, reading, learning, commenting, optimizing, tweet-chatting and providing support.  That pretty much sums up a productive Bloggiesta weeekend.   If you want more details on the background to the event, check out my excited post from when this weekend was announced.  In short, it was a lot of work and a lot of fun! The […]

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Visual Project Planning With The Scrum-ban-plan Board

March 11, 2012

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Visual Project Board Example

When you start to plan a project where do you start?  Do you open MS Project and start entering tasks?  Do you start building a backlog and apply your favorite Agile planning techniques?  As I mentioned in my Best Scrum-ban-plan Board post, I have been using that board a lot for high level project planning […]

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The Root Of All Evil

October 9, 2011

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Many people I have worked with over the years have tried to tell me what the biggest problem was with whatever company we were working for. No company is perfect; there is always some sort of organizational friction. Technical people thought it was because we didn’t have the latest tools or equipment. The creative types […]

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Good Ideas Don’t Come From Lone Heroes

March 6, 2011

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I work in an industry that requires a lot of people with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds to work together to come up with a fun, creative product.  I also work in an industry that suffers from the lone hero syndrome.  You know – the lone hero will come up with an amazing […]

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