Re: Slacking teams (was:Nitty-gritty detail of updating Scrum artifa
Message> On Thursday, June 29, 2006, at 2:10:01 AM, Leo Zancani wrote:
> > In his world (chartered accountancy), anyone who during work time isnot
> > directly fiddling withtheir deliverables 100% of the time is slacking.
> > In the end, we have had to agree to disagree (which I realise I am very
> > fortunate in having the authority to do). But he still thinks thatthe
> > team areslack.[Ron Jeffries wrote:]
> What makes you think that they aren't?They deliver substantial business value each iteration; their productivity matches my expectations from experience; our customers are delighted...> And what makes you think that
>having people visibly playing games in front of the FD is a good
> idea?It clearly isn't - the next part of the story was obviously a conversation with the team about not (accidentally) baiting execs... :)I was providing anecdotal evidence of how the "are they slacking" question can come to be asked, even when a team is delivering well.
>class=691225012-29062006>And ... can you get him to turn his screen, and those of a few of
> his people sothat you can see them? :)Now that _does_ exceed my authority :)Rgds,Leo