Re: let's have open discussions - civility please - whoops, minor correction
- At the end I said "Let's discuss issues and talk personalities". Of
course, I meant _not_ talk personalities.
Now, in this case my _hands_ were wrong. ;0)
CEO, Net Objectives
Achieving Enterprise and Team Agility
--- In email@example.com, "Alan Shalloway"
> I would hope this discussion group could always be civil and ben an
> open conversation. By that I mean that we should be able to express
> our views without being told "we are wrong." That can be very
> intimidating. This is especially true when someone new to the
> sees this happening to others. With so many luminaries on thissite,
> I certainly can see how someone could get nervous about being toldwrong
> they are wrong by someone well known in the industry. In any event,
> it doesn't feel good.
> There are many passionate people on this group and I think that is
> great. But personally, I prefer to always be treated with respect
> and not just be told I am wrong. Tell me why my _thoughts_ are
> and I'll be happy to explain them. This creates open conversationsreason
> and all will learn something.
> Given this discussion group has a history of throwing people off of
> it when people disagree with some central themes, only makes things
> worse. Of course, when this has happened in the past, another
> is given as to why people were removed.ways
> Scrum is obviously mainstream. All agree that it adds tremendous
> value to the industry. All (I believe) agree that it doesn't solve
> all problems. This means that questioning where and how it works
> should be encouraged, not discouraged. There are many different
> to teach/coach/transition to it. Most have merit - depending uponof
> budgets, industries, staff, ...
> I believe in following the scientific method. Make an hypothesis,
> look for the evidence, discuss and improve the hypothesis. This is
> what I do.
> Let's discuss issues and talk personalities. Ironically, this is a
> tenant of Scrum - respect people and have an open forum for
> conversation. Let's have our discussion group reflect the tenants
> Alan Shalloway
> CEO, Net Objectives
> Achieving Enterprise and Team Agility