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56380Re: Meeting minutes for stand up meetings

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  • Yenni
    Dec 10, 2012
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      This makes much more sense now, Thank you all :)

      ~Yenni

      --- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, Michael Vizdos <mvizdos@...> wrote:
      >
      > With all that has been said about the bad points of keeping minutes during
      > the daily scrum... Remember there are no scrum police and ultimately you
      > and the team can do what you'd like.
      >
      > The opinions expressed here are written based on years of experience doing
      > what you have proposed doing. Many of us have experience the badness that
      > comes out of it.
      >
      > Here's the thing. It is our experience. Try it. Nobody is going to whip you
      > with the Scrum whammy stick.
      >
      > Mike Vizdos
      > On Dec 10, 2012 11:44 AM, "George Dinwiddie" <lists@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Yenni,
      > >
      > > On 12/7/12 3:34 PM, Yenni wrote:
      > > > I'm not quite seeing why having minutes is such a bad thing. From my
      > > > perspective it enables people to check back to it over the course of
      > > > the day.
      > > >
      > > > There are plenty of times where items in the morning stand-up get
      > > > mentioned and then need to be re-discussed later only to be forgotten
      > > > about due to the fallibility of the human mind. Minutes give everyone
      > > > the same information, that way only one person needs to be taking
      > > > notes and can disseminate that information afterwards or post it on
      > > > the wall.
      > >
      > > Having someone take minutes relieves everyone else of the responsibility
      > > to pay attention and remember. By all means, take any notes you need for
      > > yourself.
      > >
      > > If things are understood differently between people, that will show up
      > > in the next day's standup. People will get better at making sure
      > > everyone understands.
      > >
      > > Minutes may also discourage mentioning some issues, as the discussion
      > > seems more official when someone is recording it. You don't record all
      > > your conversations, do you? Think of the standup as a conversation among
      > > the team members rather than a meeting.
      > >
      > > - George
      > >
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