TEDCember Day 06 – Ze Frank’s nerdcore comedy

This was a bit of a surprise. Among all the worthy talks I didn’t realise that there are also comedy routines, songs and other stuff in the TED archive. I found Ze Frank’s stand-up routine pretty funny, although not really as “nerdcore” as it could be be – there is typically more nerd comedy in …

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High-energy stand-up meetings

For a variety of reasons, this morning’s stand-up meeting was a bit of a lifeless affair. I can recall times in the (relatively recent) past when such meetings were an invigorating start to the day. Sarah Taraporewalla has some suggestions for adding a bit of energy to morning stand-up meetings. Sarah Taraporewalla’s Technical Ramblings » …

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What Makes a Good Stand Up Meeting?

As an agile practitioner and consultant I have been participating in daily stand-up meetings for years now, with generally good results. Occasionally such meetings hit some speed-bumps (for example, one problem seems to be that the group of participants can become a bit too large, but splitting the group does not seem useful either). Such …

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