🔗 8 Different Ways to Organize Your Backlog

8 Different Ways to Organize Your Backlog by Anthony Murphy, Visual Workspace for Innovation User Story Maps Backlog as a User Story Map Idea Funnel Backlog Idea Funnel Backlog feeding into a Kanban board Opportunity Backlog Splitting your backlog into two — Opportunity backlog for discovery and Development for delivery. Classes of Work Backlog Divide your backlog into multiple smaller backlogs based on different classes of work. Tree Backlog Tree backlogs are great for complex products with many different feature sets....

February 20, 2024 · 1 min · 136 words

📜 Being organized is the first and most important part of cooking (…)

Being organized is the first and most important part of cooking (…) it’s all about setting yourself up to succeed. Thomas Keller (in his book Ad Hoc at Home )

January 10, 2014 · 1 min · 30 words

🔗 Code Like a Chef: Work Clean | The Table XI Blog

Code Like a Chef: Work Clean | The Table XI Blog Interesting concept, specially the part gotten from the Ad Hoc at Home cooking book (by Thomas Keller ), which got me to dig out for the full text snippet ( emphasis added): Being organized – as we say in our kitchen, working clean – is a skill to develop. We call it mise-en-place , French for, literally, ‘put in place....

January 10, 2014 · 3 min · 532 words

🔗 playbook, by thoughtbot

playbook, by thoughtbot This is your playbook. It details how you and your teammates run our software consulting company and how we make web and mobile products together. We’ve made the playbook free and licensed it as Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial so others may learn from, or use, our tactics in their own companies. HELLO TIME Consulting Investment PRODUCT DESIGN SPRINT Prep Work Understand Diverge Converge Prototype Test and Learn CHOOSE PLATFORMS Web Apps Mobile Apps Programming Languages Frameworks Databases Licenses LAPTOP SETUP Laptop Dotfiles Text Editor PLANNING Daily Standups Tasks Weekly Retrospectives Planning Meeting Altering the Process DESIGNING Sketches Wireframes User Interface Interaction Design Visual Design Usability Testing DEVELOPING Version Control Style Guide Pair Programming Test-Driven Development Acceptance Tests Refactoring Code Reviews Continuous Integration PRODUCTION Checklist Domain Names SSL Certificates Hosting Performance Monitoring Error Tracking Transactional Email Payment Processing MEASURING AARRR Instrumentation Subscription Metrics A/B Testing Feature Flags SALES Leads Understanding Product Vision On Site Customer NDAs Roles No Fixed Bids Budget Rate Typical Projects Contract Invoices HIRING Recruiting Interviewing Offer and Onboarding OPERATIONS Expenses Email Calendar Documents Meetings Accounting Legal SHARING Blog Twitter Research Open Source GOODBYE

January 10, 2014 · 1 min · 188 words

🔗 How Medium Is Building a New Kind of Company with No Managers

How Medium Is Building a New Kind of Company with No Managers For two years, Stirman managed a team at Twitter and never felt quite right about it. There was always the tension between being their boss and being their peer. (…) He started taking his reports out to lunch, to drinks, to coffee to see what was up. How was their wife settling into her new job? Did escrow close on their new house?...

December 20, 2013 · 2 min · 391 words

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Due to the interconnected, non-simple structure of ontologies, it’s difficult to give a simple diagram that fully models one. Instead, I’m just going to list the broad categories of classes that you find in an application and simply discuss how they actually interconnect. (via Cocoa with Love: The design of every Mac application ) See also, for a more practical view: What are the Xcode solution organisation best practices and guidelines?...

October 2, 2013 · 1 min · 76 words

🔗 The Affinity Diagram (KJ Analysis)

The Affinity Diagram (KJ Analysis) Affinity diagram – Wikipedia : The tool is commonly used within project management and allows large numbers of ideas stemming from brainstorming to be sorted into groups, based on their natural relationships, for review and analysis.

February 24, 2012 · 1 min · 41 words

🔗 Notes About Notes: Making Better Notes

Notes About Notes: Making Better Notes This site collects ideas about making, analyzing, organizing, and sharing notes.

August 31, 2011 · 1 min · 17 words