Had a good time doing a Racket with @cm on the topic of “Facilitation Do’s.” We were going to talk about “Do’s and Don’ts” but ran out of time which is part of the beauty of Racket – only nine minutes!

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Today I became an Advanced Certified Scrum Master, woo hoo!

Agile in Writing

I came across this today in the Chronicle of Higher Ed:

I cannot possibly overemphasize the fact that I am neither unusually gifted nor very industrious nor really disciplined. I finished all of that writing with a deceptively simple system of doing just a little bit of work, mostly every day, and trusting that the “brilliance” (or acceptability) of the whole would come together through the drudgery of many, many, many (many) smaller, less-brilliant parts.

A New Series on Scholarly Productivity: ‘Are You Writing?’

The author is summing up the Agile project management process in a way that I haven’t seen before, but which resonates for me.