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880Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: daily status blogs

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  • Pascal Roy
    Feb 10, 2003
      Hi Mary,

      Can you describe what was not working? What useful features do you think
      would help remotely located teams?

      Pascal Roy

      >From: "Mary Poppendieck <mary@...>" <mary@...>
      >Reply-To: scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com
      >To: scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [scrumdevelopment] Re: daily status blogs
      >Date: Sat, 08 Feb 2003 05:52:01 -0000
      >I had experience using one of those project management sites with
      >threaded discussions, issue tracking, and document management. We
      >used it to coordinate a development team in Malaysia and two
      >disperse teams in the US. Basically, it didn't work. The tool was
      >too difficult to use, the information that needed to be communicated
      >was too dense to be done by typing (you could spend all of your time
      >typing), and the document management system was not useful �
      >although that was what we needed more than anything. We reverted
      >mainly to e-mail, tried an unsuccessful web-based issue tracking
      >system, and finally settled on a spreadsheet-based defect tracking
      >system. Nothing worked very well, and I'd sure love to see more
      >useful tools in this area.
      >I don't see how a weblog works to maintain outstanding issues, or a
      >defect log. Of course we had a code repository, but it didn't work
      >for use cases, or other preliminary models. We could have used
      >better tools for all of these things. Our backlog was spreadsheet-
      >based, but that seemed adequate.
      >Mary Poppendieck
      >--- In scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com, Dean Goodmanson
      ><goodmansond@y...> wrote:
      > > This article at CNet prompted a thoughts/questions..
      > >
      > > "Blogs open doors for developers"
      > > http://news.com.com/2100-1001-982854.html?tag=fd_lede1_hed
      > >
      > > Thoughts..
      > >
      > > 1. Using a weblog/rss feed for daily reporting?
      > >
      > > 2. Communicating status to customers via a weblog?
      > >
      > > Best Regards,
      > >
      > > Dean Goodmanson
      > >

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