Serendipitous Communications in Geographically Distributed Agile Teams

One of the experiences people miss in distributed teams compared to collocated teams is the ability to serendipitously bump into other team members or just other people. They like the idea of having random encounters to share what they did for the weekend or, more importantly, discuss problems they are struggling with at work. Sometimes …

Last Month's Pragmatic Manager Posted: What is Okay to Discuss

I wrote the first of a three-part series about looking at culture when you hire people last month. I posted that Pragmatic Manager, Your Culture: What is Okay for You to Discuss? and forgot to tell you. If you are on my email list, you received today’s Pragmatic Manager about what the organization values and …