I’ve recently been making plans to work with a team of agile software developers. Here’s a great 10 minute video, by Hamid Shojaee that reviews the key points of the scrum implementation of agile and explains things like the product backlog, sprints and burn down charts:
Here’s another video that is opinionated, redundant and too slowly paced, but still quite effective in converting team members to agile:
As a promotion for the upcoming UI 16 conference in Boston November 7-9, 2011 Jared Spool is offering free on-demand access to last years proceedings! UIE is making this a limited time offer -only good until October 13, 11:59 PM ET.
On Saturday I was holding onto my phone, doing lots of things, and noticed I accidentally called a friend. My iPhone showed that I was 15 seconds into a call to my friends Tracey & Vito. (Hi again if you are reading this.) This is not the first time this has happened. I remember accidentally re-dialing a Hilton in Boston once. After a friendly hello and sheepish explanation to the reservation clerk, I hung up.
On Saturday, I hung up on the accidental call and then purposely called my friends back to say hello and explain that my leg accidentally called them. What a nice way to say “Hi” and add a little humor to one’s day…
I was watching a demo of the Palm Pre which shows multitasking features and really great “Synergy” which allows you to check all your email in one place or view all of your contact information from one place and much more. See: Palm Pre Video.
With my iPhone I can talk on the phone and check my calendar at the same time. BUT it’s hard because I can’t hear the person talking to me very well when I’m looking at the calendar.
Apple- can you please make the volume higher on the iPhone?