I have the impression that the general feeling towards the notion of newsletters is somewhere close to idea of spam. Lots of ads, poor content and usually showing up in your inbox without requesting it or without realising you have subscribed to it (check the tiny little checkboxes at the bottom of the forms!)
One of the tricky parts of LAScot was getting hold of the tokens for tracks 3 to 5, which were not filmed and required a token to get access. Or you could “risk” it and drop by anyway, maybe someone changes his/her mind or there is some room left. In all the workshops I’ve been at, there were always extra people accommodated into the room.
This year was the first time I attended LAScot and I had high expectations from it. I wasn’t disappointed even just one bit!
Very good overview of metrics to be used in software development. I liked the structure of the book and how the metrics were split between metrics used for steering, improvement or both and what is particular when used for one or another.
Radical Candor or something with similar principles is essential for everyone to use in the work place to create connections with the others and learn and improve. It is also something that can require a lot of conscious effort to accomplish. But also to some it comes naturally in part. While reading the book, I remembered situations from my experience when I could've reacted in a better way. It also made me see opportunities in my every day work where I could do better. That's the first part.…