37signals Dev — The radiating programmer
The daily standup meetings that Scrum popularized have bad press for a reason. The daily periodicity is way too much. And using a recurring meeting to give people a chance to catch up is atrociously disruptive and inefficient. But the questions themselves make sense: What did you do? What are you going to do? Are there any blockers? You should aim to communicate that information routinely, just not in a meeting.When building software, everyone involved must adjust what they do as they learn about the problem. And that learning happens — in no small part — through the people doing the job. If they only offer their output, someone else needs to extract those lessons to make adjustments. That’s precisely when the bad kind of ceremony — th.
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