Logbook, diary, journal, bitacora... there many names for the same practice: write down what you do. This practice has been used among sailors and scientists for centuries, for good reasons. Nowadays there are plenty of tools to keep track of what you do but I haven't seen anything as powerful as a team, a project … Continue reading Logbook, a great practice for distributed teams, long term projects and products.
Working in distributed / remote environments 1: daily short meetings.
Agile establishes conversations as one key principle. The set up in those companies that follow agile methodologies are designed to maximise the interaction among developers and other people involved in product or service development. When working in distributed environments, the need to have those conversations does not change, but since the environment is significantly different, … Continue reading Working in distributed / remote environments 1: daily short meetings.
The diary (aka bitácora): towards alignment in distributed environments
Article that introduces the concept of project/team/program journal/diary/bitacora