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Everything You Need to Know About Standups

Productivity & Estimation

Everything You Need to Know About Standups

Whether you're new to standup meetings or just looking to make them more effective, we've got you covered.

Mihir Patel

Mihir Patel

June 23, 2021 9 minute read

A Comparison of Waterfall and Agile Methods

Productivity & Estimation

A Comparison of Waterfall and Agile Methods

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of Waterfall and Agile methods so you can choose the one that's right for your team.

Marie Starck

Marie Starck

June 22, 2021 8 minute read

NASA, Apollo 13, and Continuous Integration

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NASA, Apollo 13, and Continuous Integration

Good morning, Most of our blog posts use images from NASA’s image archive instead of the usual stock images used in tech or workplace articles elsewhere. These images are in the public domain and often contain a story unto themselves. This is one of my favorites. In...

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

June 17, 2021 2 minute read

The 'Geriatric Millenial'

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The 'Geriatric Millenial'

Good morning, Were you born between 1980 and 1985? Congratulations, you qualify for the “geriatric millennial” label making its way through the workplace lexicon. It’s not an oxymoron or an attempt at sarcasm. Older millennials, the first generation to grow up with both digital and...

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

May 20, 2021 2 minute read

Strictly Business

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Strictly Business

Good morning, In case you missed it, independent software company Basecamp created headlines last week by publicly announcing that they would no longer allow societal or political discussions at work over company communication channels. They also announced they would end so-called “paternalistic” benefits (gym memberships, farmer’s market...

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

May 6, 2022 2 minute read

The Rituals of Agile Development

Productivity & Estimation

The Rituals of Agile Development

Learn about the history, terminology, process, and rituals behind the agile development methodology.

Tanaka Mutakwa

Tanaka Mutakwa

May 3, 2022 10 minute read

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