Posts about #management

Communication Patterns

This post is about communication patterns in software projects. For your organisation and its teams to be truly agile and effective you should build a communication system. Goals Keeping people focused, aligned and effective Sharing information in the right places Optimising incident response times Operational safety Your organisation is spending vast resources to optimise various parts of the technical infrastructure to help your developers work better. We all spend a fair amount of time communicating and the quality of the deliverable result of our work is largely affected by the accuracy and completeness of such communication. … Read more

Effective Meetings

This is a recollection of thoughts on meetings and notes from one of my favourite books, high output management. Meetings have a bad name and people tend to nag about them. It doesn’t have to be like that. Most of us have been in a situation where we wish we could think of a good excuse to escape from a never-ending meeting. Meeting Types People’s time is highly valuable, so all meetings should be purposeful and well executed according to type. … Read more