Andy Singleton on Managing Distributed Agile Projects

I have just listened to an excellent podcast interview with Andy Singleton from Assembla in which the discussion ranges around his extreme views on how to run highly productive distributed software teams. Top tips include “don’t interview when hiring”, “don’t estimate work”, “don’t do conference calls”, etc… Contentious, but very well explained and justified. This …

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Some of my web sites temporarily unavailable

Following an unfortunate hacking exploit, some of my web sites are temporarily unavailable while I clean them up and review the number of web sites I currently manage. If you are interested in any content which used to be available on any of these sites, please start by checking the Internet archive “Wayback Machine”. If …

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A podcast about caring for homebound elderly

Having taken the decision to apply for an MSC project aimed at helping families stay in touch using Wiki technology, with a particular emphasis on usage by older or isolated users, a podcast from Social Innovation Conversations about Health Care for the Homebound caught my eye. I have not listened to it yet, so I …

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Killer Interviewing Tips for Podcasters, Part 1

I still have plans to try and record some audio interviews to present as podcasts on this blog. back in 2006 when O’Reilly released “Podcasting Hacks” they also posted a few articles on the subject to support the book. This one is a little superficial, but still seems useful. O’Reilly — Killer Interviewing Tips for …

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