Sun.Jul 14, 2019

Open letter to all the people being forced to do Scrum

I've been thinking about the people who complain about being forced to do Scrum. I agree that forcing self-organizing teams to do something seems counterproductive. However, even in that scenario, there are only a few hard and fast Scrum rules.


How Employee Engagement Drives Customer Satisfaction

N2Growth Blog

Research shows there is a direct correlation between engaged employees and the satisfaction of your customer and ultimately achieving your business outcomes. In other words, employee engagement drives customer satisfaction.

Digital Transformation Drives C-Suite Discord

In the sport of rowing, each crew member has to row in synchrony or the boat risks undesired turns and even potential tipping. It takes practice, communication and discipline for each crew member to raise their oar to the appropriate height and apply the appropriate power.

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Grown-Up Lean


Lean was introduced to software a couple of decades ago. How are they getting along? This working paper was submitted as a chapter in The International Handbook of Lean Organization , Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming.

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Alternative Fundraising Websites for Small Businesses

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Why Ridesharing and Carsharing Need More Women (at Every Level)

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The Enterprise Backup Batch

The Daily WTF

If a piece of software is described in any way, shape or form as being "enterprise", it's a safe bet that you don't actually want to use it.

How Analytics Answer the Most Challenging Business Questions


Analytics can help enterprises answer the toughest business questions by leveraging all of the data across an organization

What agreements does your approach suggest you make with each other across the organization?

Net Objectives

Many frameworks imply this agreement is to follow the framework. Others, such as Scrum, go further and insist you follow at least the immutable practices, rules, events and roles. This puts the focus on how individuals follow their role in the framework instead of how they work together. While this may seem natural, it takes … Continue reading "What agreements does your approach suggest you make with each other across the organization?". Lean Agile Adoption


Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Gru makes a website

I'm Programmer

Oracle JDK11 humor 1 of 3 Git Git here's my contribution to this sub here's my contribution to this sub Oracle JDK11's new licence (someone had to do it) Oracle JDK11's new licence (someone had to do it) The post Gru makes a website appeared first on I'm Programmer.

Avoiding War in the Fifth Domain

The Cipher Brief

Few today would argue that the threat surface in cyberspace has expanded significantly in the past decade. Just ask your fridge. From the new risks we’ve brought into our own kitchens, to the increased capabilities of nation states to disrupt everything from electricity to elections, there is an even greater (panic) questioning of what to do about it.

History of System Configuration, Part 1

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Upoloading, Storing, Sorting and Sharing Photos for small business


Hello group! I have a few questions and I would so appreciate your help. I own a dog business with a few employees and we take a TON of photos. Right now, all of my employees upload daily photos to a google photos album called "EMPLOYEES UPLOAD DOG PICS HERE" that I shared with my employees.

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

iPhones getting winmail.dat attachments - Office 365


Hello all, I just moved our email to Office 365. SmartPhones are getting winmail.dat attachments. Internal sender A sends attachment to internal recipient B. Internal recipient B gets winmail.dat on SmartPhone, but can see attachment in Outlook. I was sure there was a way to turn off RTF for the internal domain as well as external, but I can't find it. Anyone have the magic PS command or setting in the Admin console? Thanks, -John. office 365