Toxic meeting culture

Erik Bernhardsson

I spent six years at a company that went from 50 people to 1500 and one contributing factor leading to my departure was that I went from a “maker” to a person stuck in meetings every day. It wasn’t that I wanted to do that, but everyone else kept dragging me into meetings. There’s about 47 million blog posts about why meetings suck and I’m not going to pile more onto that heap. For the record – a well run meeting is great!

Sprint Retrospective Meeting


In this process, the Scrum Master and Scrum Team meet to discuss the lessons learned throughout the Sprint. The Retrospect Sprint Log is a record of the opinions, discussions and actionable items raised in a Retrospect Sprint Meeting. Retrospect Sprint.

Meeting Design

A List Apart

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Practical tips for scrum masters: Starting a meeting.

In this first episode I provide tips how to start a meeting. . In this video I comment on Koos Coach's retrospective. Note: this movie is dutch spoken. . Learn more in a PSM or PSMII class.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

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Hollandse Hapjes: Praktische tips voor Scrum Masters: Een meeting starten.

Deze eerste aflevering bevat tips voor het starten van een meeting. . in deze video geef ik commentaar op de retrospective van Koos Coach. Opmerking: deze video is in het Nederlands. . Learn more in a PSM or PSMII class.

Let’s meet our progrmmer

I'm Programmer

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Meet The Coach: Kemmy Raji


Continuing with the “ Meet The Coach ” series, we have Kemmy Raji - an Agile Coach and Trainer who has been embracing agile principles and practices for over 10 years. Activities and chores are planned out and it must meet the standard of acceptance that we agreed upon as a family.

Meet the Coach: Cliff Hazell


Since then I've been working with many different companies and teams of teams to improve how we work together to meet customer and employees needs better.

Meet the Engineer: Sravya Tirukkovalur

Cloudera Engineering

Meet Sravya Tirukkovalur (@sravsatuluri), a Software Engineer working on Apache Hadoop security at Cloudera. The post Meet the Engineer: Sravya Tirukkovalur appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

struggle to integrate analytics into their products, business models, and pricing strategies in a way that meets a range of user. In meetings, adjust the position of the dots. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

Meet The Coach: Sunny Dhillon


Q: How did you first start your agile path and end up coaching with agile42? In 2000, I began my career as a software developer working in investment banking. I wanted to create software that would make a positive impact on people’s lives.

Meet the Coach: Giuseppe De Simone


Following the announcement of the public launch of agile42 in Sweden , we bring our series "Meet the Coach" to Stockholm to meet Giuseppe De Simone.

Calculating Your Weekly Meeting Effectiveness (WME)


Meetings, meetings, meetings. In my work I have met some people who claim to attend thirty hours a week worth of meetings in a forty-hour week. Is that the purpose of an Agile ceremony or a staff meeting? Meetings vs. Ceremonies.

Meet the Data Scientist: Sandy Ryza

Cloudera Engineering

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Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

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Couchdoop: Couchbase Meets Apache Hadoop

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Meet Cloudera’s Apache Spark Committers

Cloudera Engineering

The post Meet Cloudera’s Apache Spark Committers appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. Community General Meet the Engineer Spark analytics apache apache hadoop apache hive cloudera contributing data debugging developer developers Hadoop HDFS Hive MapReduce monitoring open source platform questions REST security sql Support Testing use casesThe super-active Apache Spark community is exerting a strong gravitational pull within the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.

Meet PowerEdge MX, the First Platform Designed with Kinetic Infrastructure

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

To meet these demands, innovative organizations are turning to data-fueled workloads such as AI and IoT to help them dynamically respond.

Meet us at Agile People Sweden 2018


We are looking forward to meeting you, so come to join us at the conference.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

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Priority 0 - we meet again


I once worked at a large company where they had so many priorities 1 features that they decided to introduce … bam-bam-ba-baaaa … Priority 0. But after a few minutes, we ended up with about 5 items in that category and we realized the ridiculousness of continue to do Priority -1 etc. Today I saw this pattern in action again, and a new realization about a missed teaching opportunity washed over me. I wanted to share this with you in this post.

The Secrets of the Sprint Planning Meeting Revealed

Storm Consulting

Why is the Sprint Planning meeting so difficult to get right? Agiliser Russ Lewis reveals secrets of the meeting that the Scrum Guide time-boxes to eight hours and describes in just 704 words. That’s why the entire Team attends the entire meeting. photo credit: [link].

Estimation and Meeting Sprint Commitments

Derek Huether

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Meet the New Members of the Dell EMC PowerEdge Server Portfolio

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

The five new servers have all been purpose-designed to help meet organizations’ specific workload needs while also enabling IT Transformation – and there’s something to suit every typical customer segment.

How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

Coach based on critical skills and behaviors such as preparing for sales meetings, pitching, overcoming objections and closing. A great sales team starts with a manager who’s a great coach. You can manage activities and processes but people need to be guided to reach their full potential.

Meet us at Scrum Gathering Minneapolis


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Flafka: Apache Flume Meets Apache Kafka for Event Processing

Cloudera Engineering

The post Flafka: Apache Flume Meets Apache Kafka for Event Processing appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. The new integration between Flume and Kafka offers sub-second-latency event processing without the need for dedicated infrastructure.

Use Scrum Planning Meetings for Agile Delivery

Storm Consulting

Managers that understand the purpose of these three meetings will be able to gain the benefits Agile Delivery in a wide range of business situations, not just in IT and whether or not they follow Scrum. Daily Scrum meeting : to allow the team to stay focused on reaching their agreed goal.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

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How can you tell a wise person when you meet one?

Scott Berkun

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Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

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Meet the Women of the Dell EMC Partner Program: Sheri Hedlund

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

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Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

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Cloudera Engineering

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elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

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Storm Consulting

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Meet Mark Mueller, Chief Engineer at Defense Intelligence Agency


By Bob Gourley The Defense Intelligence Agency issued a press release highlighting Mark Mueller, the chief engineer for the Directorate of Science and Technology at DIA. The release is below.

How King Crushes New Product Development using Data-Driven Insights

Speaker: Ian Thompson, Head of Business Intelligence at King, and Zara Wells, Strategic Customer Success Manager at Looker

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