Meetings, 2

In an earlier post (In Praise of Meetings) I ranted about the unfortunate fact that, although meetings undeniably suck, they're also irreplaceable for certain kinds of decision-making. As a subrant, I griped about the fact that having people "dial in" to meetings is a lose, since the communication bandwith is just too low (this observation… Continue reading Meetings, 2

Scrum applied to marathons

I think the best statement of my worries about Scrum's applicability to anything and everything is this: how would Scrum organize a marathon runner's time during a race? The answer, of course, is 1) do a sprint, 2) do another sprint, 3) do another sprint, ...