2507Re: [scrumdevelopment] Iteration Length
- Feb 14, 2004Devon Miller wrote:
> Actually, weeks are natural too. They correspond toKen pointed out he forbade the Industrial Logic
> the phases of the moon
> New moon, waxing quarter, full moon, waning quarter.
metaphor of "nebulous units of time" because nobody
needed "we got big NUTs" getting back to any number of
Human Resource Departments.
(I wax nostalgic for Omnigon's way cool HR department.
Whenever she wandered into the programming pit we'd
drop what we were doing and indulge in the most
advanced and witty HR harrassment. She know'd she'd
had to start this with her standard lecture at hiring
time; we all had a blast. But some HR is hired because
they help the brass think they'l reduce their odds of
Workplace diversity requires us to allow folks who
don't "believe in" bicameralism, or this or that
diety, or lunar phases, to opt-out without limiting
their own career.
A lunar week is a nebulous unit of time - 7 days ~11
hours - and matching iterations to it would cause
friction on two fronts - the business calendar and the
But evoking biological circadian rhythms as the
natural basis for our calendar, and iteration lengths,
might be pragmatic.
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