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Effective Stand-ups
When teams are first introduced to Stand-Ups, many teams will dread them. Their thought is, “Oh great! Yet another meeting to consume a bunch of my time!” I certainly understand this sentiment, and if run incorrectly, stand-ups are certainly painful and can be a waste of time. Stand-ups are fundamentally about coordination between team members and nobody else. To restate that, stand-ups are for the pigs, not the chickens! This post is to help you understand what a good stand-up is and how best to ......

Posted On Monday, October 17, 2011 11:59 AM

Spotify Failed Me
Recently, a co-worker was talking about how wonderful Spotify was, and I decided to give it a go. I signed up for the ultimate version, because, hey, if you’re going to try something, you should give it a fair shake. I’m also a Pandora One subscriber. The end result is that I’m canceling my Spotify subscription and returning to Pandora. I’ll still use it when I really want to hear a specific song, but probably won’t spend much time in it. You should know that 85% of the time, I’m a “Give me X genre ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 5, 2011 10:42 AM

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